Jamaica investing $436.9M in distribution network upgrades

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) will invest $436.9 million this year to upgrade its power distribution network to improve reliability and efficiency.

As part of the upgrade, JPS plans to install new infrastructure on its power grid that in order to support the standardisation of the voltage at which electricity is transmitted from the various substations, reports The Gleaner.

The new infrastructure will also support the roll out of its smart grid.

Source: The Gleaner