Press Release

DBRS Morningstar Publishes Updated Methodology for Rating Companies in the Regulated Utilities Industry

Utilities & Independent Power
September 24, 2021

DBRS Morningstar published an updated version of “Rating Companies in the Regulated Electric, Natural Gas and Water Utilities Industry” (the Methodology).

DBRS Morningstar has conducted a periodic review of the Methodology. This update supersedes the previous version published on October 27, 2020, and is effective as of September 24, 2021. DBRS Morningstar deems the update not to be material and has determined that no ratings are expected to change as a result of this update.

DBRS Morningstar methodologies are publicly available on its website under Methodologies & Criteria.

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