Meet the Interns: Hannah Dhom

The Prairie State Generating Company is excited to welcome Hannah Dhom as an environmental intern for the summer of 2017. Dhom, who was born in Newton, Illinois, is a senior studying civil and environmental engineering at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. Dhom said that since she was young, she knew a career in power generation and the environment was for her and she is no st… More

Meet the Interns: Tony McDaniel

Prairie State Generating Company is excited to welcome Tony McDaniel as a public relations and government affairs intern for the summer of 2017. McDaniel, who is a native of Belleville, Illinois, is a recent graduate of Southern Illinois University – Carbondale where he majored in journalism and minored in political science. “I first heard about the Prairie State Generating Com… More

PSGC Named Industrial Plant of the Year

The Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) is honored to announce that it was recently named Industrial Plant of the Year by the Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators (IAWPCO). The IAWPCO has been presenting awards to deserving operators and their facilities for over 65 years. Prairie State was nominated for the award by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEP… More

PSGC Recognized by American Red Cross

In January 2015, an all-volunteer group of employees who believed that we can and should invest in the community created a Blood Drive Committee. The committee recognized that blood donations could raise the outlook for healthcare self-sufficiency in southern Illinois, and the sheer importance of saving the lives of local people. This week, the American Red Cross recognized Prairie State, the… More

PSGC Souper Bowl IV

For the past four years, Prairie State's employees have been "kicking off" their Souper Bowl food drive the Monday after the Super Bowl, to help local families and children in need. Non-perishable food items and cash donations support the CHOW program at Okawville Grade School and the Marissa Food Pantry. Parents at Okawille Grade School established the “Combating Hunge… More