Enviros, States Question Coal Self-commitments December 3, 2019 By Tom KlecknerTwo environmental groups that say regulated utilities’ practice of self-committing coal plants is costing ratepayers have a point, RTO officials said. | Union of Concerned Scientists 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: SPP Report Shows Continued Drop in Coal GenerationCoal’s share of SPP’s energy production continues to slide in the face of low gas prices, according to the RTO’s latest State of the Market report. SPP Report Shows 16% Decrease in Coal GenerationThe SPP State of the Market report said coal-fired resources accounted for 52.1% of generation in the fall of 2015. SPP Coal Generation Continues Decline; Wind, Load Records SetSPP set a new record for wind generation Friday when the footprint cracked the 12,000-MW threshold for the first time, producing 12,141 MW. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.