Lively Grove Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Lively Grove Mine is an underground mine, operated by Prairie State Generating Company, LLC, and owed by nine public power agencies, producing 6.3 million short tons per annum, near Marissa, Washington County, Illinois, United States.

Location

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Background

The mine is part of the $4 billion Prairie State Energy Campus near Marissa in Washington County, Illinois. The first 800-megawatt unit was slated for commercial operation in late 2011, and the second in the summer of 2012. Digging at the mine was expected to commence in 2011.[1] The original permit was issued to Peabody Energy.[2]

Mine Details

  • MSHA ID: 1103193
  • Sponsor: Prairie State Generating Company, LLC
  • Parent Company: 9 public power agencies (American Municipal Power, Inc,(23.26%); Illinois Municipal Electric Agency; Indiana Municipal Power Agency; Kenutkcy Municipal Power Agency; Missour Publi Utility Alliance; Northern Illinis Municipal Power Agency; Prairie Power, Inc; Southern Illinois Power Cooperative; Wabash Power Valley Alliance)[3]
  • Location: Washington County, Illinois, United States
  • Coordinates: 38.280355,-89.659076
  • Status Operating
  • Production Capacity: 6,331,873 (short tons, 2018).
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal type: Bituminous (low-sulfur)
  • Mine Size: 214
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Number of employees:
  • Source of Financing:
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References

  1. "New Illinois Mines Could Boost State’s Production" Coal Age, March 24, 2011.
  2. "New Mine Developments Signal a Future that Shines Bright" Conveyor: A Newsletter for Peabody Energy Employees and Stakeholders 4.1, 2006.
  3. Prairie State Energy Campus, Ownership, Company Website, accessed, July 6, 2020