Dynegy to Shutter 3 Ill. Coal Plants; Blames MISO Market Design May 5, 2016By Amanda Durish CookDynegy said it will idle as much as 30% of the generating capacity in Southern Illinois because their units can’t recover their costs from MISO’s energy and capacity markets. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:FERC Launches Probe into MISO Capacity AuctionFERC has begun a non-public investigation over allegations of improprieties in MISO's April capacity auction and will hold a technical conference on the matter Oct. 20.MISO Proposes Adding Forward Auction for Retail Choice ZonesDeregulated markets in MISO would get a three-year forward capacity auction beginning in 2018, under a proposal unveiled by the RTO.OMS-MISO Survey: Generation Shortfall PossiblePlant retirements could cause a generation shortfall as early as 2018 in MISO, two years earlier than previously expected. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.