2021 Summer Internship Openings

2021 Summer Internship Openings

Prairie State’s 2021 summer internship openings have been posted! Our paid interns perform meaningful work across our energy campus to gain real-life experience in their field. Click here to see all open positions and apply! More
Providing Fire Safety At The Mine

Providing Fire Safety At The Mine

The mine’s fire brigade has seen many positive changes so far this year. Every other month, the members are training with their crew to practice firefighting. The priorities of this team are personal safety, fire suppression, fire containment, and asset preservation. In the unlikely event of a fire, they have fifteen minutes to mitigate the flame before regulators must be notified, which is w… More
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