Paulwell promises reduction in electricity bills by July
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell has announced that customers of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) will see a reduction in their bills by July.
In a statement to parliament today Paulwell said industrial and commercial consumers in the top 20 per cent will see a 25 per cent discount on the non-fuel tariff portions of their bills, as well as adjustments in the time of use (TOU) discount offered for off-peak usage.
Smaller commercial and residential consumers will also come away with some benefits, the energy minister said.
More details later.