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Paulwell promises reduction in electricity bills by July

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 | 3:05 PM    

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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.

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