320 Students Benefit From New Fortress Back-To-School Fair

Jamaica Gleaner

August 4, 2017

Through New Fortress Energy's (NFE) partnership with the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company, within three years the majority of Jamaica's electricity will be generated from clean and renewable energy, thanks to significant investments in modern energy infrastructure.

Not only will electricity be more reliable and affordable, the switch from heavy fuels to natural gas generation will have the environmental impact of planting 10 million trees in Jamaica and driving a revolutionary change.

Against this backdrop, New Fortress Energy hosted an inaugural back-to-school fair for the children of the Jamalco refinery communities of Portland Bight, Halse Hall and Cornpiece district in Clarendon on August 31, just before school resumes this week.

The event was underpinned by the principle of respecting the local communities and contribute to the economic and social development of the communities in which NFE operates. The event was the beginning of building goodwill and cultivating a solid partnership of mutual respect within the communities...

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