- Municipal utilities will keep trying to relax bond covenants, S&P says. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;04/03/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30365, p29
Focuses on Standard & Poor's announcement that municipal utilities across the United States will increasingly change their bond covenants, potentially reducing bondholder protection. Utilities' efforts to become more flexible as electricity markets are deregulated; Possibility that some...
- Utilities. Reynolds, Katherine M. // Bond Buyer;08/15/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30210, p18A
Reports on the performance of water and sewer utilities bonds in the United States for the first half of 1997. Bond insurance; Homogenization of credit; Issuance; New money issues; Refinancing; Rankings of underwriters.
- In Last of Its $1.3B Capital Plan, Omaha Public Power Plans $245M. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;10/4/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32727, p32
The article reports on the plan of the Omaha Public Power District to issue $245 million of revenue bonds as part of its capital improvement plan. It is inferred that the bonds will be insured by payments generated from the system's revenue. It is also revealed that Moody's Investors Service...
- Bonds going down drain wouldn't preclude utility sale. O'Malley, Chris // Indianapolis Business Journal;12/6/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p5A
The article focuses on the utilization of the federal Build America Bonds program by Citizens Energy Group in Indianapolis, Indiana, which is considered cheaper than traditional tax-exempt rates.
- So Far, Nebraska Is Content With Embracing Public Power. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;06/13/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31159, p38
Reports the sale of revenue bonds by Lincoln Electric System in Nebraska. Commitment of Nebraska to public power; Assessment of the public utility rating by financial advising firms; Reason for the reception of public power debt in the bond market.
- Henrico Water Upgrade. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/1/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31256, p51
Reports on the increased rating of the water and sewage revenue bonds of Henrico County rated by Fitch in Virginia. Stimulus to the heightened rating; Basis of the rating action; Viability of the established water treatment plant to provide the county with sufficient water supply.
- San Antonio Utility Sets $681M Prepaid Gas Deal. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;6/12/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32648, p1
The article reports on the $681 million prepaid gas bonds to be issued by San Antonio Energy Acquisition Public Facilities Corp. to CPS Energy. Rick Williamson, chief financial officer of CPS relates that the deal is complex because it involves documents and agreements never used before. The...
- Lawmakers Putting Final Touches on Bill Letting Utilities Issue Tax-Credit Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/27/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32183, p5
Reports on the finalization of a tax portion of energy legislation that allows nonprofit utilities to issue taxable tax-credit bonds in the U.S. Importance of the bill in establishing the first tax-credit bond program; Statement of Texas Representative Joe Barton regarding the bill; Differences...
- New-Issue Volume Notes. // Bond Buyer;3/1/2012, Vol. 379 Issue 33672, p19
The article offers information on types of long-term bonds which include development, environmental facilities, and utilities.