SSE Credit Rating affirmed and revised to stable from negative

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings Services has today affirmed SSE's long-term credit rating of ‘A-’ and revised the outlook from negative to stable. The rating affirmation reflects the Agency’s view of SSE’s resilient operating and financial performance despite challenging conditions in the energy sector.
 
Gregor Alexander, Finance Director of SSE, said: "We are pleased with the affirmation of SSE’s A- rating and the revised outlook to stable. SSE has a long history of financial strength and discipline and our financial management is designed to maintain that. With a long term strategic framework comprising operational efficiency, disciplined investment in new assets and a balanced range of energy businesses we believe SSE is and will remain a financially-strong, long term business.”