Tag: U.S. utilities

S&P Global Ratings’ Michael Ferguson discusses America’s battery storage revolution for BRINK News

Few technologies can boast the potential to permanently disrupt America’s energy markets. Advanced battery energy storage (ABES), however, may be an exception to the rule. Writing for BRINK News, Michael Ferguson, S&P Global Ratings’ director of U.S. energy infrastructure, believes that ABES could upend America’s existing power model. Ferguson notes: ‘Once the financing of batteries on …

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S&P Global Ratings publishes its latest edition of Infrastructure Finance Outlook magazine

S&P Global Ratings has published its latest edition of Infrastructure Finance Outlook – reviewing the most pressing developments from the global infrastructure sectors from the past quarter. Focusing on disruption, this quarter’s Infrastructure Finance Outlook provides global insights from S&P Global analysts on topics including: the outlook for U.S. utilities amid a sea of industry change; the opportunities …

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S&P Global Ratings reports on the impact of battery development on U.S. utilities, covered by the specialist press

Advances in battery technology may have some major ramifications for the U.S. electric utility industry, says Gabe Grosberg, director, S&P Global Ratings. In two reports, Grosberg notes that the falling cost of large-scale batteries has rendered America’s battery market an avenue for growth. Meanwhile, market interest could increase further thanks to the growing interest in …

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S&P Global Ratings’ Trevor D’Olier-Lees tells FTSE Global Markets that U.S. water utilities may be the major beneficiary of bundling

In 2014, the town of Flint, Michigan, was besieged by a state of emergency – as a result of lead-tainted pipes contaminating the water supply of its 100,000 residents. Embodying the challenges U.S. infrastructure projects face when seeking capital for upgrades, the Flint crisis could be followed by further catastrophes if critical utility repairs are …

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In a feature for P3 Bulletin, S&P Global Ratings’ Trevor D’Olier-Lees observes bundling’s rise to prominence in infrastructure finance

In light of stalling transaction flows in infrastructure financing, S&P Global Ratings believes the use of “bundling” (the aggregation of multiple projects into a single portfolio for sale to investors) in public-private partnerships is attracting considerable interest. In a feature for P3 Bulletin, S&P Global Ratings’ senior director, global infrastructure ratings, Trevor D’Olier-Lees, analyses why …

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