Thursday, 7 December 2017

NFE to spend $1bn in Jamaica’s energy sector, boosts share of gas power

Jamalco aluminia refinery near Clarendon Jamalco aluminia refinery near Clarendon

By 2019, about 600 MW of Jamaica’s generation will be powered by natural gas and renewables, exceeding the current 580 MW daily average. To help advance this goal, New Fortress Energy (NFE) has pledged to invest close to $1 billion into the country’s gas and power sector – the latest milestone being the ground breaking for a $265 million LNG-fuelled combined heat and power plant (CHP) at Jamalco’s Halse Hall headquarters in Clarendon.

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