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 […]

JPS $489M Investment in Michelton Halt Substation Project Significantly Benefits Customers

37% Reliability Improvement in Linstead and Surrounding Communities March 8, 2021 Since the commissioning of the Michelton Halt Substation in St. Catherine, at the end of 2019, Linstead and surrounding communities, have seen a 37% improvement in reliability. The JPS substation uses modern technology that has eliminated emergency outages originating at the substation level. This […]

First natural gas delivery to CB Group’s 10MW plant set for June

New Fortress Energy (NFE) is anticipating its first delivery of natural gas to Caribbean Broilers’ 10MW combined heat and power plant in June when it will become commercially operational. The plant — which is now under construction at CB Group’s new US$120-million agro-complex in Hill Run, St Catherine, known as ‘The Nest’ — is the result of a tripartite deal […]

32% Improvement in Electricity Service Standard over 2 years – More Customers Receiving Direct Communication on Maintenance

February 5, 2021 More JPS customers are now aware of scheduled maintenance outages than in previous years. This is due to a shift on the part of the Company to more direct communication with customers.  The improvement comes on the heels of a continued drive to collect customers’ contact information, so that persons can be […]