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Jamaica Public Service Company Limited - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update

Summary

The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company’s business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.

Scope

- Major Power Plants (assets) - summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).
- Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).
- Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands
- Key employees - A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Financial deals - Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

* Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

Reasons to buy

- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and major products and services are incorporated in the profile to assist in various business decisions (M&A and JV).
- Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report’s analysis of the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
- Understand and respond to competitors’ business structure and strategies with GlobalData’s detailed SWOT analysis. In this, the company’s core strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are analyzed, providing an up to date objective view of the company.

Table Of Contents

Jamaica Public Service Company Limited - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 5
Company Snapshot 6
Key Information 6
Company Overview 6
SWOT Snapshot 6
Operational Metrics 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, By Generation 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, By Customers 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, By Segmental Information 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Wind Farms 8
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Wind Farms, Jamaica 8
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Solar PV Parks 9
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Solar PV Parks, Jamaica 9
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Hydro Power Plants 10
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Hydro Power Plants, Jamaica 10
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Thermal Power Plants 11
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Thermal Power Plants, Jamaica 11
Business Description 13
Business Overview 13
Major Products and Services 13
History 14
SWOT Analysis 18
Overview 18
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited Strengths 18
Gearing ratio 18
Integrated Operations 18
Operational Performance 19
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited Weaknesses 19
Dependence on Oil and Diesel Plants 19
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited Opportunities 19
Expansion of Prepaid Pay As You Go 19
Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 19
Investment Opportunities in Energy Sector: Jamaica 19
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited Threats 19
Environmental Laws and Regulations 19
Lack of Awareness about Smart Grid and Smart Meter 20
Transmission and Distribution Network Safety 20
Operational Issues 20
Key Employees 21
Key Employee Biographies 23
Company Statement 24
Locations And Subsidiaries 27
Head Office 27
Financial Deals Landscape 28
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Deals Summary 28
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Power, Deal Details 29
Asset Transactions 29
JPS To Build US$594.4 Million Combined Cycle Modern Power Project In Jamaica 29
JPS To Invest US$9 Million For Munro Wind Farm In St. Elizabeth, Jamaica 30
Jamaica Public Service Invests US$39 Million In Hydro And Wind Power Project, Jamaica 31
Acquisition 32
Jamaica to Sell 19.9% Stake in Jamaica Public Service 32
Korea East-West Power Completes Acquisition Of 40% Interest In Jamaica Public Service From Marubeni 33
Recent Developments 34
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited - Recent Developments 34
May 28, 2014: Energy Minister Paulwell to Officially Open New JPS Hydroelectric Power Plant in St. Elizabeth 34
Dec 04, 2010: West Kingston Power To Construct Thermal Power Plant In Kingston, Jamaica 34
Feb 08, 2010: JPS Plans To Develop Munro Wind Energy Project 34
Jan 28, 2010: JPS To Build New Wind Energy Project In Jamaica 35
Nov 17, 2008: JPS To Build Hydro And Wind Power Projects 35
Nov 16, 2008: JPS To Build Two Projects To Add More Than 9 MW Of Renewable Energy 35
Dec 17, 2013: Wood Group GTS completes $2M maintenance and optimization solution for Jamaican power station 35
Mar 30, 2010: JPS Reports Net Profit Of $42.2 million In 2009 36
Jun 25, 2009: JPS Reports Operating Revenues Of $988.2 Million In 2008 36
Sep 23, 2016: Request for Proposal Energy Efficiency Conversion Installation and Follow-on Warranty and Maintenance Services 37
Sep 12, 2016: Jamaica Public Service Company announces request for proposals: Supply of smart LED streetlights 37
Aug 30, 2016: JPS to Discuss Preliminary Findings of Outage Investigation with OUR 37
Aug 12, 2016: JPS Spends Over $140M to Repair Streetlights Since the Start of the Year 37
Aug 05, 2016: JPS announces arrival of Natural Gas for Bogue Power Plant 38
Jul 14, 2016: JPS Launches J$620M Smart Meter Roll-out 20,000 Customers to Benefit 38
Jun 13, 2016: Electricity Prices Increase Due to Rising Fuel Costs 39
Jun 09, 2016: Jamaica Public Service launches desalination unit at Rockfort power plant 39
Jun 09, 2016: JPS Among Lowest Electricity Rates in the Region 40
May 09, 2016: Jamaica Public Service Company Selects Silver Spring Networks for Smart Grid Program 40
May 06, 2016: Bogue Power Plant Now Ready to Use Natural Gas 41
May 03, 2016: Gary Barrow Appointed Chief Technical Officer of JPS 41
Mar 28, 2016: JPS Advises of Possible Load Shedding While Bogue Power Plant Is Being Converted to Use Natural Gas 42
Mar 20, 2016: Significant Milestone Reached on 190MW gas-fired Power Plant: JPS 42
Jan 21, 2016: JPS Commences Conversion Works at Bogue Power Plant 43
Dec 17, 2015: JPS in Final Stages of Negotiation with Newly Selected Bidder for the 190 MW Plant in Old Harbour 43
Nov 26, 2015: JPS Stands Prepared with Alternative to Abengoa - 190 MW Plant Remains on Track 44
Nov 23, 2015: JPS to Host Public Meeting on 190 MW Power Plant 44
Oct 10, 2015: Launch of Historic Bogue Conversion Project Takes Place On October 13 45
Sep 17, 2015: 30% Reduction in Electricity Rates in One Year: September 2014 to September 2015 45
Aug 07, 2015: JPS Invests Over $J1 Billion in Overhaul of Old Harbour Bay Unit - Customers to Benefit from Improved Reliability 45
Jul 07, 2015: JPS Teams Working to Restore Supply to Sections of Kingston and St Catherine 46
Jun 29, 2015: JPS Appeals for Proper Balance in Integration of Renewables 46
Jun 12, 2015: Minna Israel Appointed To JPS Board Of Directors 46
Jun 09, 2015: GCT on Residential Electricity Usage over 350 kWh Starts This Month 46
May 22, 2015: JPS' President and CEO elected to CARILEC Board 47
May 20, 2015: JPS to Invest $87 million in RAMI upgrades In Flanker and other Communities 47
Apr 23, 2015: JPS Appoints VP Community Renewal Energy Solutions 47
Mar 31, 2015: JPS Opens Service Centre and Turns on LED Streetlights in McGregor Gardens 48
Feb 12, 2015: JPS Customers to Pay Lowest Fuel and IPP Rate in Five Years! 48
Feb 06, 2015: JPS Committed to 190MW Plant 48
Jan 23, 2015: JPS Distributes Free Energy Efficient Bulbs to Some Customers 49
Jan 11, 2015: JPS Receives Innovation Award from JPCA 49
Dec 18, 2014: Second Largest Hybrid Renewable System in Jamaica Officially Commissioned 50
Nov 25, 2014: JPS Offers Rewards for Energy Conservation 50
Nov 21, 2014: JPS and JSIF Historic Agreement To Fight Electricity Theft Gets The Support of Political Leaders 50
Jun 26, 2014: US$90M Investment in 34MW Wind Power Plant for Jamaica 51
Apr 15, 2014: EWI secures licence to supply electricity to Jamaica PSC 51
Aug 09, 2013: OUR opens bids for 360MW power project in Jamaica 51
Feb 15, 2013: JPS Provides Update On Maggotty Hydro Power Plant Development In Jamaica 52
Mar 07, 2012: JPS Forms Renewable Energy Integration Group 52
Mar 05, 2012: JPS Announces Board Changes 52
Feb 17, 2012: JPS Gives Details Of Plans To Reduce Electricity Cost 53
Dec 20, 2011: JPS Announces Development Of New Hydroelectric Power Plant In Maggotty, Jamaica 54
Dec 13, 2011: JPS Welcomes OUR's Approval For Construction Of 360 MW Gas-fired Power Plant In Old Harbour Bay, Jamaica 54
Oct 14, 2011: JPS Announces Resignation Of Damian Obiglio As President And CEO 54
Apr 01, 2011: JPS Unveils New Hydroelectric Plan To Maggotty Residents 55
Mar 14, 2011: JPS To Add 6.3 MW Of Hydropower At Maggotty, Jamaica 55
Nov 22, 2010: JPS Selects Amperion For Feeder Metering Communications Pilot Project 55
Oct 15, 2010: JPS Commissions Munro Wind Farm 56
Oct 11, 2010: JPS To Commission Munro Wind Farm 56
Sep 10, 2010: JPS Completes Installation Of Wind Turbines At Munro Wind Farm In Jamaica 56
Jul 14, 2010: JPS Erects First Wind Turbine For Wind Farm In St. Elizabeth, Jamaica 56
Jun 04, 2010: JPS Announces Arrival Of Wind Turbine Components For Munro Wind Project 57
Dec 28, 2008: Jamaica Needs 75% More Power: OUR 57
Sep 22, 2016: JPS Finalizes Agreement for Equipment and Financing for New Power Plant 57
Nov 20, 2015: JPS New 190MW Power Plant on Target With Selection of Gas Supplier and Contractor for Plant Construction 58
Nov 12, 2015: New Fortress Energy to provide LNG for new power station at Old Harbour, Jamaica 58
Aug 07, 2015: JPS Finalizes Gas Agreement With New Fortress Energy 59
Jun 15, 2015: JPS Identifies Preferred Gas Supplier for Bogue Power Station 59
Sep 18, 2014: Historic Power Purchase Agreements signed between JPS and Renewable Energy Providers, including Jamaica's First Solar Energy IPP 60
May 30, 2014: WindStream Technologies and Jamaica Public Service Company Expand Their Offerings for Renewable Energy 60
Jul 23, 2013: Agreement Signed to Bring Cheaper Gas to Bogue Power Plant 61
Jul 16, 2013: Jamaican Utility Reduces Impact of Major Storms on its Citizens with Ventyx Solutions 62
Dec 12, 2007: JPS Selects Trilliant For AMI Solutions 62
Appendix 63
Report Scope 63
GlobalData Coverage 63
Benchmarking 63
GlobalData's Methodology 63
Secondary Research 63
Primary Research 63
Contact Us 64
Disclaimer 64

List of Tables
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Key Facts 6
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, Generation 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, Customers 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Operational Metrics, Segmental Information 7
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Wind Farms, Jamaica 8
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Solar PV Parks, Jamaica 9
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Hydro Power Plants, Jamaica 10
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Thermal Power Plants, Jamaica 11
Major Products and Services 13
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, SWOT Analysis 18
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Key Employees 21
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, Deals Summary 28
JPS To Build US$594.4 Million Combined Cycle Modern Power Project In Jamaica 29
JPS To Invest US$9 Million For Munro Wind Farm In St. Elizabeth, Jamaica 30
Jamaica Public Service Invests US$39 Million In Hydro And Wind Power Project, Jamaica 31
Jamaica to Sell 19.9% Stake in Jamaica Public Service 32
Korea East-West Power Completes Acquisition Of 40% Interest In Jamaica Public Service From Marubeni 33

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