Energy Solutions

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).

Powerful Performance

Coal-fueled electricity with less emissions.

Power Plant

  • Prairie State Energy Campus consists of two supercritical units with an output capacity of 800 MW each.
  • The plant design incorporates state-of-the-art emissions control technologies that make it one of the cleanest coal-fuled power plants in the county. Click here for an interactive animated tour of Prairie State technologies.
  • The power plant will consume approximately 6.5 million tons of indigenous coal per year from the adjacent mine.