Ground Broken For New Fortress Energy Plant
December 2, 2017
Ground was broken yesterday at the Jamalco for New Fortress Energy gas-fired heat and power plant. The project is the result of a partnership that signals the beginning of great things for the job market and the parish of Clarendon.
The project will see over 400 persons being employed during the construction, which is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2019.
Elaborating on the partnership, Prime Minister Andrew Holness shared that the major components of the project would include a floating storage and regasification terminal in the Portland Bight Protected Area, the installation of a pipeline from the Rocky Point port to the Jamalco refinery, as well as the construction of the natural gas-fired power station at the Jamalco location and construction of an electricity distribution network to deliver power to the national grid.
"This development signifies the power of win-win partnerships with...