Tri-State to Retire 2 Coal Plants, Mine January 10, 2020By Tom KlecknerTri-State Generation and Transmission Association said that it will shut down 1,111 MW of coal-fired generation and an associated coal mine, bending to environmental pressures and market economics. 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 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.First Shoe to Drop? Vistra to Retire 3 Texas Coal UnitsVistra Energy announced plans to retire its coal-fired Monticello plant's three units in January, citing low prices in ERCOT. | LuminantCornucopia of Capacity at MISO Auction, but Famine Could Follow as Coal Plants RetireMISO completed its third annual Planning Resource Auction Tuesday, with prices falling in most zones, while the Illinois zone saw a large jump. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.