The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) disclosed that it is now in talks with prospective suppliers of liquid natural gas (LNG) for local use, but reiterated that its earliest use of gas will be propane for the Bogue plant in Montego Bay.
But whether that signals the end of a possible partnership with a consortium led by Fueling Tech Incorporated for compressed natural gas remains unanswered by JPS, whose response was vague when asked to clarify its intent.
“Negotiations are ongoing,” said JPS senior vice-president of generation, John Kistle.
“JPS is bound by confidentiality and thus cannot provide further comment,” he said.
Published in the Gleaner
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