A discussion on the use of utility cost recovery through securitization and its credit benefits
September 17th, 2018 (6:10 mins)
Sean O'Connell, Jeff Cassella and Tracy Rice
In this edition of Moody's Talks Structured Finance, Senior Credit Officers Jeff Cassella and Tracy Rice discuss utility cost recovery charge securitization, a financing technique used to recover
stranded costs, storm costs and other expenses, and how it can be a credit positive tool for regulated utilities.
Regulated utilities - US: Utility cost recovery through securitization is credit positive
Financial technique typically benefits utilities and their customers, though too much securitization can have negative consequences.