Residents of St Johns Road, Spanish Town, Without Electricity After Illegal Connections Destroy Another Transformer

October 2, 2021 Residents of St Johns Road in Spanish Town, St Catherine, have been left without electricity after illegal connections destroyed another transformer serving the community. The transformer was destroyed when it became overloaded by illegitimate users connecting lines to the JPS electrical infrastructure. This transformer was only recently installed, on September 19, 2021. […]

Residents in Melbrook Heights and Marverly to Benefit from Major JPS Infrastructure Upgrades

More Regularization Targetted July 30, 2021 Residents of Melbrook Heights Phase 2 in Harbour View, St. Andrew and Marverly in Kingston, are set to benefit from JPS infrastructure upgrades. Under the Company’s Community Renewal arm, the work being undertaken will provide safer and more reliable electricity supply to the communities.  The project is also encouraging regularization by […]

JPS Streetlight Programme hit hard by Shortage of Parts – International Suppliers Rescheduling Production Dates

July 1, 2021 The JPS Streetlight Programme has been hit hard by the shortage of parts and supplies used to replace and repair lamps across the country. This shortage has resulted from our international suppliers being impacted by material shortages and disruptions in worldwide shipping logistics since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, this […]

Electric Vehicles Would Save Jamaica Millions of Dollars – IDB

April 8, 2021 “If Jamaica were to electrify 12 to 16% of its private and public fleets, the economy would benefit from approximately 2% of the GDP.”  This recent revelation came from Therese Turner-Jones, the General Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Country Department Caribbean Group and Jamaica Country Representative.  Ms. Turner-Jones was speaking […]

JPS Working in 9 Communities to Help Persons become Legal Customers Residents Encouraged to get premises wired and passed for legalization

March 10, 2021  JPS will be working in nine (9) communities over the next 6 months, to help persons become legal customers.  This will take place through an upgrade of the electricity infrastructure serving these areas, in addition to discussions with key stakeholders, including political representatives.  The upgrade will result in improved power quality, safer […]