Summary: Northern States Power Wisconsin Dec 11
- ID: 2032134
- December 2011
- Region: Wisconsin
- Standard & Poors
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services bases its rating on Northern States Power Wisconsin (NSP-Wisconsin) on the consolidated credit profile of holding company Xcel Energy Inc. This includes what we consider to be an "excellent" business risk profile and "significant" financial risk profile (as our criteria define the terms). Xcel is an integrated electric and natural gas utility holding company that owns vertically integrated utility subsidiaries NSP-Wisconsin, Northern States Power Co. (NSP), Public Service Co. of Colorado (PSCo), and Southwestern Public Service Co. Xcel has geographic and economic diversity because its utilities operate in eight states, from the upper Midwest down to New Mexico. Our base forecast continues to reflect steady economic activity in the service territories of NSP and PSCo,...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Northern States Power Wisconsin
- Northern States Power Co.
- Public Service Co. of Colorado
- Southwestern Public Service Co.
- Xcel Energy Inc.
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