Jersey Electricity Company
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|Type||Public limited company|
|Key people||Geoffrey Grime, Chairman, Chris Ambler, CEO|
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.
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
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.
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
- "Our history | Jersey Electricity". Jec.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-10-16.
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