Electricity

The Office of Utilities Regulation regulates the electricity sector in Jamaica, which includes the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) and other Independent Power Producers (IPPs). JPS and IPPs are regulated by the OUR through the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2015 and the Electricity Licence, 2016.

New legislation, the Electricity Act, 2015, was introduced effective 2015 August 27. This law repeals the Electric Lighting Act, the Electricity (Frequency Conversion) Act and Electricity Development Act, which previously governed the electricity sector. It also consolidates and modernises the laws relating to the generation, transmission, distribution, supply, despatch and use of electricity, and for connected matters.  

The Electricity Licence, 2016 was issued effective 2016 January 27 and replaced the Amended and Restarted All-Island Electric Licence, 2011.

Documents

Title Type Posted on
Net Billing/Standard Offer Contract (SOC) Rate for the Month of 2020 February Electricity, Net Billing Rates Apr 08, 2020
OUR’s Comments on Responses to Electricity Wheeling Tariff Methodologies Consultation Document Consultation Responses, Electricity Mar 17, 2020
Net Billing/Standard Offer Contract (SOC) Rate for the Month of 2019 January Electricity, Net Billing Rates Mar 06, 2020
Net Billing/Standard Offer Contract (SOC) Rate for the Month of 2019 December Electricity, Net Billing Rates Feb 04, 2020
JPS 2019_24 Rate Application - Public Version Electricity, Tariff Applications Jan 16, 2020
JPS Tariff 2019-2024 Application Determination Notices, Electricity Jan 15, 2020

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