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Our Credit Rating

A strong credit rating is important to ESB to ensure necessary financial flexibility to support our Net Zero by 2040 strategy.

ESB has credit ratings from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s and this rating ensures necessary predictability when it comes to funding access to relevant capital markets at favourable terms and conditions.

The credit ratings allocated to ESB by the Rating Agencies are as follows;

Credit Rating

A3

A-

Agency

Moody's

Standard & Poor's

 

Analyst Information

ESB Credit rating

Moody's

Standard & Poor's

Lead Analysts

Graham Taylor

E: Graham.taylor@moodys.com

T: +44.207.772.5206

Bjoern Ben Schurich

E: bjoern.schurich@spglobal.com

T: +49 (0) 69 33 999 237

Long Term rating (Outlook)

A3 

(Stable)

A-

(Stable)

Short Term Rating

P-2

A-2

Senior Unsecured Rating

A3

A-

Northern Ireland Electricity Limited

Not Rated

BBB+/Stable/A-2

 

Ratings Reports

Standard & Poor's

W: www.standardandpoors.com

S&P ESB Credit Update July 2021

PDF | 126KB

Moody's

W: www.moodys.com

Moody's Credit Opinion - ESB June 2022

PDF | 1MB

Moody's comment on ESB Price Review 5 Determination

PDF | 1MB