Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Energy Minister, Mullings, wants end to JPS back-billing, smart meter installation

MINISTER of Energy and Mining Clive Mullings has called on the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to immediately cease the installation of so-called smart meters and the policy of back-billing customers based on allegations of meter-tampering, until an investigation being conducted by the Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) is completed. […]

By | 2011-09-17T15:21:17+00:00 September 17th, 2011|

Legal battle to break JPS monopoly begins

Lawsuit filed names power company, OUR, Attorney General A lawsuit aimed at busting the Jamaica Public Service's (JPS) monopoly on islandwide light and power distribution was filed Friday in the Supreme Court. The suit is being brought by a group of disgruntled JPS customers led by North Trelawny Member of Parliament Dennis Meadows and names [...]

By | 2011-09-11T08:18:18+00:00 September 11th, 2011|

Water company moves to make JPS type profits…

Please click above to see the bill and to read the NWC’s response to what the K Factor and X Factor charges are on your water bill. It was timely since today the Observer published the article below about a private water company wanting to raise clients bills in St Catherine up to 132%. Yes [...]

By | 2011-09-07T13:34:04+00:00 September 7th, 2011|