Key awards and ratings

RusHydro’s Credit ratings


S&P Global Ratings

In February 2018, the agency upgraded long-term credit rating of RusHydro and its Eurobonds at investment grade BBB- (stable outlook), which was affirmed in April 2018.

Fitch Ratings

In August 2018, the agency upgraded the Company’s long-term credit rating and the credit ratings of its bonds to an investment grade BBB- (stable outlook).


In October 2018, the agency upgraded the Company’s BCA; in February 2019, it upgraded credit ratings of RusHydro and its bonds to an investment grade Baa3 (stable outlook).



In June 2018, ACRA affirmed its long-term credit rating on RusHydro and its bonds at ААА(RU) (stable outlook), which represents the top reliability level.

National Corporate Governance Rating

RusHydro›s corporate governance rating upgraded to level 8 (Best Corporate Governance Practice). It is the highest rating assigned by the National Corporate Governance Rating to its Russian members.


Cbonds Awards

RusHydro won annual Cbonds Award 2018 as its ruble-denominated notes placement in February 2018 was named Best Primary Eurobond Deal.

Report Watch

Report Watch maintained its rating on RusHydro’s annual report for 2017 at B+ (the top rating among the Russian companies).

LACP 2018 Spotlight Awards

RusHydro’s annual report for 2017 won international LACP 2018 Spotlight Awards and made it to the Top 100 Worldwide.

RusHydro enjoys a leading position in corporate social responsibility

  • Ranks among Top 3 most transparent electricity companies, according to Transparency in Corporate Reporting analysis conducted by the Russian branch of Transparency International;
  • leads the Responsibility and Transparency and Sustainability Vector indices of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs;
  • ranks second in the environmental rating of the Russian energy companies and the best electricity company according to Environmental Initiatives of the Russian Companies in Media: Energy and Metals study;
  • ranks among world’s Top 20 green energy companies according to Energy Intelligence.