About Jamaica Public Service
We are the people leading the energy revolution, unleashing Jamaica’s growth and prosperity.
Through inspired and committed employees and innovative technologies, we deliver an energy solution for every Jamaican-improving lives, fuelling growth of businesses, and powering the development of Jamaica.
For over 85 years, the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) has worked steadfastly to satisfy Jamaica's energy needs. Growing from a modest network serving fewer than 4,000 customers in the early years, we have expanded our generation, transmission, and distribution capabilities significantly.
Today, with a customer-base of nearly 600,000, we are the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica; with generation capacity that exceeds 620 Megawatts, utilizing steam (oil-fired), gas turbines, combined cycle, diesel, and hydroelectric technologies. We operate 27 generating units including eight (8) hydros and one (1) windfarm, 54 substations, and own approximately 14,000 kilometres of distribution and transmission lines. We also purchase additional electricity from 4 Independent Power Producers IPPs).
Our ownership structure is four tiered. Marubeni Caribbean Power Holdings Inc. and Korea-East West power each holds 40 percent ownership, the Government of Jamaica owns most of the remaining shares, and a small group of minority shareholders maintains a less than 1 percent stake.
As a responsible corporate citizen, we have a vested interest in national development, and invest substantially in the areas of education, health care and sports. Additionally, we operate in an environmentally conscious manner, and abide by strict codes of transparency and accountability.
A cadre of approximately 1,700 workers comprised of highly skilled engineers, technicians and service professionals, work to deliver service to our customer.
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