Assessing the Impact of COVID-19: Crisis Management and Resilience Planning

Despite significant efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, including travel bans, closure of businesses and working from home, a growing number of geographies, people and organizations have been affected by this human disaster. With the total number of people infected growing daily, COVID-19 has become a public health emergency of international concern and containment […]

Preparing Utilities for the 2020 Storm Season Amidst COVID-19

The warehouse and stores at utilities are at the center of all materials and inventory-related activities, especially during the storm season, when the focus is “keeping the lights on.” All utilities plan for this eventuality and are operationally geared to focus their efforts on keeping the line crews and repairs personnel supplied with construction and […]

What does COVID-19 mean for Caribbean Energy?

AN INTERVIEW WITH JED BAILEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ENERGY NARRATIVE Nate Graham (Program Associate, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries): For more than six months, Covid-19 and the measures implemented to slow its spread have had a devastating effect on the global economy, with activity ceasing almost entirely in some sectors. The virtual disappearance of […]

COVID-19: Strengthening Enterprise Resiliency in Uilities

Protecting People, Communities and Business Safety has always been a core value for the utilities industry. Now in the face of a global pandemic, ensuring that critical lifeline services are not interrupted has created an unprecedented challenge. The near-term decisions utility leaders make today to protect their employees, communities and business from COVID-19, will undoubtedly […]

Overwhelming Response to JPS’ $10M COVID-19 Relief Programme for Disabled and Elderly Customers

April 23, 2020 Applications for support under JPS’ COVID-19 Relief Programme for elderly and disabled customers, will close at 12 midnight tomorrow, Friday April 24. The Company’s J$10M COVID-19 Relief Programme, which was announced at the end of February during JPS’ Digital Town Hall meeting, offered bill-payment relief as well as care packages to our customers in […]

JPS Helps provide Transportation for Health Workers

JPS Helps provide Transportation for Health Workers – collaboration with Health Ministry and JUTA Energy Company JPS, in partnership with JUTA Tours, has stepped in to assist with the transportation of health workers to and from 4 major hospitals in the South East Regional Health area, for the next 6 weeks. JPS’ (early) donation of […]