About

NEARLY 7 MILLION TONS of coal mined annually.

1,600 MEGAWATTS
of power.

PROVIDING
2.5
MILLION

families with electricity every day.

$785
MILLION

in economic activity contributed annually.

$1 BILLION
invested in the Best Available Control Technology (BACT).

THE NEW STANDARD

PSEC is setting the standard for clean energy production.

A VISIONARY PROVIDER

Prairie State Energy Campus represents the visionary thinking and action by eight public power agencies and the world's largest coal company to provide millions of Americans with affordable, reliable and clean power for years to come.

Prairie State Energy Campus's power plant will provide base-load electricity to its ownership group, which will use it to the benefit of its member-owner communities. Ninety-five percent of PSEC’s owners are public power agencies, or community-owned electric utilities. As a community-owned utility, they focus on ensuring adequate, reliable electricity at a reasonable cost with the proper protection of the environment.