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Jersey Electricity Company

 

Jersey Electricity Company

Jersey Electricity plc
Type Public limited company
Industry Energy
Founded April 1924[1]
Headquarters Jersey
Key people Geoffrey Grime, Chairman, Chris Ambler, CEO
Website .uk.co.jecwww

The Jersey Electricity Company or Jersey Electricity (informally JEC or JE) is a public limited company, and the sole provider for electricity in Jersey. The JEC currently has two sites around the Island, Queens Road, St Helier, the site of 2 Rolls Royce Olympus gas turbines and La Collette Power Station where there are 4 Sulzer Diesels, 1 Rolls Royce Olympus, and 3 Parsons steam turbines.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Group 2
  • Retail 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The JEC was originally based at Queens Road, it was then moved to La Collette in 1965. The building at Queens Road was converted into offices, and a small shopping centre known as The Powerhouse Retail Park. Some power generating capacity remains at Queens Road in the shape of 2 gas turbines.

In 2012 the two older less efficient Mirlees diesels were removed and replaced with Sulzer diesels, in total there are now a total of four Sulzer diesles at La Collette

Group

The JEC group includes many varied businesses including JE Building Services, Jendev, Channel Islands Electricity Grid (CIEG) a joint-venture, Jersey Energy, Foreshore, Jersey Deep Freeze Ltd, Jersey Electricity Retail, Phone Factory, Beyond Computers, Imagination.

Retail

The group also own a retail store, called the Powerhouse. The store consists of a Toy Shop (Imagination) a Technology Shop (Beyond Computers and Phone Factory) and a Home Appliance Store (just called Powerhouse).

In 2014, Most of the Imagination store was let to Sports Direct

See also

References

  1. ^ "Our history | Jersey Electricity". Jec.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 

External links


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