GPL secures funds to end blackouts

CHIEF Executive Officer of the Guyana Power and Light Inc.(GPL), Albert Gordon, has shared that the company has secured some funds necessary to upgrade the power distribution network, in an attempt to end ‘blackouts’ in Guyana. Gordon was at the time responding to a question posed by local activist, Nicole Cole, on the frequency of […]

JPS Preparing For Shift In Customers’ Behavior Set To Install EV Charging Stations At Strategic Locations Across The Island.

The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) is pointing to one trend that is expected to impact Jamaica in the near future, that of the advancement in electric vehicles (EVs), President & CEO of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) Emanuel DaRosa, said that the company is preparing for a shift in customers’ behavior […]

FortisTCI Achieves ISO 14001 & 45001 Certifications

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (Wednesday, May 8, 2019) – Effective April 29, FortisTCI is ISO 14001:2015 and 45001:2018 certified. The accreditations confirm that the company’s Occupational Health and Safety, and Environmental Management Systems are aligned to international best practice throughout all its operations within the Turks and Caicos Islands. The company is one of […]

MONTSERRAT RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT A MONUMENTAL STEP TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY

Brades, Montserrat– April 24, 2019— Today, the Ministry of Communications, Works, Labour and Energy (MCWLE) and Montserrat Utilities Limited (MUL) officially announce the first utility scale renewable energy project in the form of a rooftop solar project across several structures in Brades. The solar photovoltaic (PV) project is the first phase of two planned renewable […]

Eagle LNG’s Jacksonville LNG Export Facility Receives Final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

JACKSONVILLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Eagle LNG Partners (“Eagle LNG”) announced that it has reached a major milestone, receiving the Final Environmental Impact Statement (“FEIS”) from the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to construct the Jacksonville LNG Export Facility. This is the final step in the environmental review process before the final Federal Authorization Decision Deadline and […]

Streetlight Repairs On Target

LED Streetlighting Now Underway in Major Rural Towns Lineman inspects LED Streetlight March 27, 2019 JPS is reporting that it has kept its streetlight repair commitment which was made to the Government of Jamaica, in October 2018. At the time, JPS committed to repair 12,613 non-functioning streetlights by the new financial year in April 2019. […]

Saba Electric Company goes 100 Percent Solar

In a historic moment for Saba Electric Company (SEC) and Saba itself, on Wednesday the entire island was for the first time powered completely by solar energy from SEC’s 2 solar parks and its battery storage system. For 2 hours from 3:00PM to 5:00PM, SEC’s diesel generators were powered down, allowing the island to run […]

25,000 LED Streetlights coming this year

JPS is set to upgrade 25,000 streetlights to LED lights by year end.  The Company has already upgraded 43,000 streetlights across the island to LED lights, as it continues on its drive to enhance lighting and energy efficiency. The upgraded LED streetlights are more energy efficient, provide better lighting and last longer than the High […]

UNION ISLAND SOLAR PV PROJECT

KINGSTOWN A photovoltaic system will be added to the generation mix in Union Island in keeping with a mandate by St. Vincent Electricity Services Limited ( VINLEC) to increase the penetration of renewable energy in the production of electricity. Union Island is an island in the Grenadines that forms part of the 32 islands and […]