FERC Relieves Retiring Coal Plants from MISO Capacity Deficiency Penalties March 31, 2015By Rich Heidorn Jr.FERC last week approved MISO’s proposal to exempt some owners of retiring coal plants from capacity deficiency penalties. 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 Rejects Consumers Energy Bid for MISO Must-Offer WaiverFERC denied Consumers Energy’s request for a waiver from MISO’s must-offer requirement, three weeks after approving a similar request by IPL.Coal Plants Threaten to Shut Earlier to Avoid MISO Capacity PenaltiesGenerators that planned to retire coal-fired units just ahead of the Environmental Protection Agency’s mercury rule extension deadline in April 2016 say they may have to accelerate retirements by a year to avoid incurring MISO…FERC Allows MISO Capacity Auction Withholding RuleFERC approved MISO’s more stringent capacity withholding rule while also allowing the RTO to remove demand response and energy efficiency from market monitoring. | MISO Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.