Beneficial Reuse + Carbon Offsets

Beneficial Reuse + Carbon Offsets

Prairie State’s power plant has a generating capacity of just over 1,600 megawatts. To produce that much power, we must mine and burn coal—over 6.5 million tons per year. After the coal is burned, residual material is left behind, known as a coal combustion residual or CCR. While some of this material is placed in Near Field, a large amount of it is beneficially reused. Prairie State has be… More
National Safety Month Wrap Up

National Safety Month Wrap Up

As National Safety Month comes to a close, we reflect on all we have learned about mental wellness, driving safety, ergonomics, and child safety. Though the month is over, we encourage you to continue your research of various topics, enabling yourself and your family to stay safe. More
2020 PSGC Scholarship Program

2020 PSGC Scholarship Program

In July, Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) awarded four $1,000 scholarships to children of PSGC employees through its annual scholarship program. The recipients were Maddie Burgess, Dylan Hill, Isaac Smith, and Danielle Wallace. The four were chosen from a field of applicants based on their academic achievements, leadership skills, work ethic, community service, and extracurricular a… More

National Safety Month – Week 4

In our fourth and final week of National Safety Month, our focus is on child safety. There are many risks that can present themselves to children of all ages. Here are some considerations to make sure your loved ones stay safe: More

National Safety Month – Week 3

During our third week of National Safety Month, our focus is on ergonomics and overexertion. Overexertion causes 35% of all work-related injuries, and it continues to be a leading cause of injury over all age groups. Here are some ways to prevent ergonomic injuries: More