After several years of increased coal-to-gas switching across the Midcontinent Independent System Operator service area, the region is expected to become even more bullish for gas as additional coal retirements loom while multiple new gas-fired plants are slated to enter service over the next few years. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience.  Of all the MISO trends over the past several years, the one that stands out the most is the amount of market share coal generation has lost. Coal plants produced an average of 1,178 GWh/d in 2014 through August, which gave coal a 61% share of the total MISO market, according to data from S&P Global Platts Analytics. Coal generation has declined each year since to 773 GWh/d so far in 2018, for a market share of just 40%. GAS DEMAND Meanwhile, gas demand across the Midwest increased 40% […]