Monthly Archives: March 2015


NWC Says Energy Savings Passed On To Water Customers

The state-owned National Water Commission (NWC), Jamaica's largest consumer of electricity, said that savings from its energy bill are being passed on to consumers. Lower oil prices has resulted in cheaper electricity bills from Jamaica Public Service Company. NWC's monthly bill has fallen to about $400 million at present. "Yes, the NWC has been positively [...]

By | 2015-03-08T16:47:55+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

Light For All By 2017

Jamaica is to be darkness-free by 2017. Well, almost free of darkness, according to Phillip Paulwell, the energy minister who says the Government is prepared to use solar energy to power houses in remote rural areas that are not currently connected to the grid. "We expect that, by 2017, some 99.99 per cent of the [...]

By | 2015-03-03T14:45:42+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|