Our Corporate Profile. Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) is an integrated electric utility company and the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica. The Company is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, and also purchases power from a number of Independent Power Producers.
What is the motto of JPS?
JPS has fully embraced our motto: “Do Power Differently” and we are poised to take that idea even more forcefully into 2017 as we continue to lead Jamaica’s energy revolution.
What is 3JR?
Jamaica’s records of voluntary military service date back to 1662. … As part of the newly formed Jamaica Defence Force in 1962, the new Reserve Battalion was initially named First Battalion, The National Reserve, but in 1963 was renamed Third Battalion The Jamaica Regiment (National Reserve) (3JR (NR).
Did Jamaica have electricity before America?
Jamaica had electricity in 1892, long before most of the United States. … Jamaica was the first country in the Western world to construct a railway, even before the United States. This was only 18 years after Britain.
Is JPS private or public?
JPS was granted an all-island franchise in 1966, and today remains the sole public supplier of electricity. The nature of the ownership of JPS has changed several times throughout our history. The company started out as a private company, owned by foreign shareholders.
How many residential customers does JPS have?
JPS provides electricity service to more than 600,000 residential and business customers through an integrated system that includes several power generating plants, and an island-wide transmission and distribution network.
Does Jamaica own JPS?
Marubeni Corporation of Japan and Korea East-West Power (EWP) jointly own 80% shares in the Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS). The Government of Jamaica and a small group of minority shareholders own the remaining shares. More than 1,600 JPS team members provide service to over 640,000 customers each day.
Does JPS have an app?
MyJPS Mobile App – JPS Co. Search for: Download Now! Download Now!
How long does it take for JPS to disconnect?
We conduct terminations within four (4) business days of the request. When moving to a new home, you always face many last-minute details. One detail we can make easier is transferring your electric service.