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 […]

JPS Foundation Sponsors Exam Fees for Students Sitting CSEC Electrical Exams in 2021

  Over 500 students from 29 high schools across the island to benefit December 15, 2020 The JPS Foundation has donated over $2M to cover exam fees for students sitting the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Industrial Technology (Electrical) Exams in 2021. The grant provides for 525 students from 29 high schools across the island.  […]

First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station to be Ready for New Year’s Celebration – Gas Station Operators Get Onboard

    Drivers of electric vehicles, heading to the North Coast for New Year’s celebrations, will be able to charge up their vehicles in Drax Hall St. Ann, where the first publicly accessible charging station will be constructed – just in time to ring in 2021.  The new station will be located at Boots Gas […]

Over 800 Residents go Legal with JPS in Homestead, Spanish Town – Company appeals for more compliance

October 29, 2020 846 residents and counting. That’s the total number of legalized JPS customers in Homestead, Spanish Town, in the parish of St. Catherine. Prior to April 2019, over 90% of electricity delivered to Homestead in Spanish Town was stolen. As at September 2020, illegal abstraction was down to 24% and continuing to decrease […]