Cornucopia of Capacity at MISO Auction, but Famine Could Follow as Coal Plants Retire April 15, 2015By Chris O'MalleyMISO completed its third annual Planning Resource Auction Tuesday, with prices falling in most zones, while the Illinois zone saw a large jump. 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:Dynegy to Shutter 3 Ill. Coal Plants; Blames MISO Market DesignDynegy 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.FERC Relieves Retiring Coal Plants from MISO Capacity Deficiency PenaltiesFERC last week approved MISO’s proposal to exempt some owners of retiring coal plants from capacity deficiency penalties.Stakeholders to ICC: MISO Resource Adequacy Fine — for nowMISO stakeholders told the Illinois Commerce Commission that the RTO needs to reform its markets to encourage generation development. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.