Year in review

January An HV remote meter launched into pilot operation by Sverdlovenergo.
February A made-in-Russia drone tested in an inspection of a Permenergo power line.
March 2014 RAS results. A sports and recreation center in Gayny connected to the mains.
An important mobile facility connected to the mains.
Company’s General Director discussed the prospects of regional grids with the Sverdlovsk Governor.
April 1Q 2015 RAS results.
2014 IFRS results.
A TV relay tower connected to the mains by Chelyabenergo under TV&Radio federal promotion project.
May Company’s General Director discussed the prospects of regional grids with the Perm Governor.
IDGC of Urals and Sverdlovsk Ministry of Education joined efforts to prevent electricity-driven children traumatism.
June Annual General Meeting of Stockholders.
July Participation in Innoprom-2015 Global Exhibition (Ekaterinburg).
1H 2015 RAS results.
August 6M 2015 IFRS results.
September Participation in 2015 Power Sector & Equipment Exhibition (Perm).
October 2015/2016 autumn/winter operations certificate.
9M 2015 RAS results.
November Placement of RUB 1.6 bn BO-02 series exchange-traded bonds.
December 35-110/10 kV Kochkar substation refurbished in Chelyabenergo.
A new customer service center in Argayash launched by Chelyabenergo.
110/10 kV Zvezdnaya substation in Mikhailovsk commissioned by Sverdlovenergo.

Credit ratings

As of the year-end Moody's Investors Service affirmed global corporate family rating at Ba2 and domestic corporate family rating at Aa2.ru (Stable outlook). The action followed Moody’s change of the outlook on Russia's government Ba1/Not Prime (NP) bond rating to stable from negative on Dec. 03, 2015.

Post-reporting events:

Mar. 18, 2016 – Moody’s revoked domestic ratings previously assigned to IDGC of Urals (OAO) on its own. The action followed Moody’s termination of Russia’s national scale ratings. The revocation of national-scale ratings will not affect assignment of global ratings.