Franklin PUD has retained its A rating from an international credit rating company.
Standard & Poor's gave Franklin PUD the A rating for its electrical revenue and refunding bonds.
Franklin PUD has met and exceeded financial forecasts and has used prudent forecasting assumptions and risk management, according to the news release.
Franklin PUD also was recognized by the Northwest Public Power Association as a Safety Award winner for 2010.
Franklin PUD received first place for the safety awards in the category of 170,001 to 200,000 work hours without experiencing any lost time.
The award is based on a review of the utility's number of recordable injuries and illnesses in 2010 and lost work days in 2010.