Low Coal Stockpiles Boost MISO Off-Peak Prices December 23, 2014By Chris O'MalleyDepressed coal stockpiles have led to increases in MISO’s off-peak power prices and the cost impacts could increase with a repeat of last winter’s severe cold, officials said last week. 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:MISO Reliability Subcommittee BriefsThe Reliability Subcommittee is concerned about the reliability of MISO’s frequency response under a changing resource mix.MISO’s December Energy Prices Hit 7-Year LowDecember’s average day-ahead and real-time energy prices were the lowest since MISO implemented the ancillary services market in January 2009.PJM, FERC: Grid is Ready for SummerAfter a record-breaking winter in which it narrowly avoided load shedding, PJM says it is confident it can keep air conditioners running this summer. But forward prices suggests costs may be higher than last year. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.