Intern Check-In:  Shanthan Mandadi

Intern Check-In: Shanthan Mandadi

Coal combustion residuals intern Shanthan Mandadi has spent his summer at Prairie State creating solutions for the fly ash handling unit. Mandadi has been fixing equipment in the transfer tower to avoid chute blockage.  He has also been involved in sampling levels and checking regulatory pumps to ensure proper flow. His favorite part of this internship has been studying piping diagrams.  Thes… More
Intern Check-In:  Stephen Richardson

Intern Check-In: Stephen Richardson

Chemical engineering intern Stephen Richardson has spent his summer at Prairie State collecting and analyzing data to determine the best use of resources. Richardson has taken daily limestone samples from the ball mill product and classifiers.  He has also been working with Julie Nguyen on the ammonia piping mechanical integrity study.  Richardson has utilized particle size analyzers, perform… More
Intern Check-In:  Linda Lee

Intern Check-In: Linda Lee

Plant safety intern Linda Lee has spent her summer at Prairie State working on a project to ensure safe operations of the plant’s chemical usage. Lee is pleased to see her project used in a recent training session with employees.  She has also been involved in designing a cooling shack; this will allow employees to take a break from the heat of the plant. Lee appreciates that plant safety is… More
Intern Check-In:  Benjamin Harvey

Intern Check-In: Benjamin Harvey

Electrical engineering intern Benjamin Harvey has spent his summer at Prairie State working with teams of employees on electrical projects throughout the plant. Harvey has created a pi screen to show real-time electricity consumption.  He has also been involved in load studies to determine if the plant can handle any additional electrical components.  Harvey has learned a lot about the plant … More
2018 Prairie State Scholarship Recipients Named

2018 Prairie State Scholarship Recipients Named

On July 25, 2018, the Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to children and grandchildren of PSGC employees through its annual scholarship program. The winners were Ryan Brueggemann, Macey Fletcher, Kinsey Harris, Brooke Kalous, Kenneth (Waylen) Keys, Mia Reed, Ryne O’Rourke, Matt Vollmar, and Megan Webb. The nine were chosen from a field of applicants based… More