Recovery of stranded costs an issue in Massachusetts' new deregulation law
- Florida utilities' downgrades reflect wariness on upcoming construction. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;08/31/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30468, p1
Reports on the plan of the electric utilities in Lakeland and Tallahassee in Florida to invest in new electric generation units despite downgrades from Moody's Investors Service. Reaction of the cities' officials on the downgrades; Basis of Moody's rating actions; Background on the plans.
- Moody's: Choppy Wholesale Electricity Market Threatens Utilities. McKenna, Jon // Bond Buyer;09/30/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30489, p3
Focuses on the impact of sudden increases in wholesale electricity rates on municipal utilities in the United States, according to a report released by Moody's Investors Service Inc. Reaction of Moody's senior vice president Dan Aschenbach about the issue; Moody's placement of the utility's...
- Moody's looks at the Asia-Pacific region. // Electric Perspectives;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p4
Reports on Moody's Investor Service's claim that electric utilities in the Asia-Pacific region will be able to maintain credit-worthiness at high levels relative to the ceilings of their respective nations. Pace of privatization and liberalization in most countries of the region; Demand on...
- Moody's sees more winners and more losers. // Electric Perspectives;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p62
Reports on Moody's Investors Service's forecast on the electric industry in the United States. Erosion of average credit quality; Divergence of individual companies' ratings; Need for companies to develop marketing plans; Key risk factors in industrial environment; Data on industry average...
- Regulatory assets pressure ratings. // Electric Light & Power;Apr95, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p4
Reports on Moody's Investor Service's concern over the credit worth of many electric utilities with large amounts of so-called regulatory assets on their books. Investments for which regulators decided to delay rate hikes needed by utilities to recover investment costs; Consumers' demand for...
- Stranded costs may mean $135 billion loss. // Electric Light & Power;Feb96, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p5
Reports on a study by Moody's Investors Service showing that stranded costs are expected to cost the largest electric utilities in the United States billions of dollars in losses. Stranded costs resulting from uncompetitive or inefficient power plants, higher-than-average maintenance or fuel...
- Bondholder concerns change as industry deregulates. // Electric Light & Power;Feb98, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p10
Focuses on the study of Moody's Investor Service on the United States electric utility industry in 1997. Expectations of Moody's on the industry; Findings on the business risks faced by transmission companies; Account on the distribution companies.
- MMWEC: Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company. // Bond Buyer;01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p18A
Features the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web sites.
- MMWEC: Mass. Municipal Wholesale Electric Co. // Bond Buyer;10/07/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30742, p34A
Features the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co. Headquarters; Contact information; Top executives; Ratings and outlook; Total 1998 revenues; Bond issues.