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Memphis Light, Gas and Water President and CEO J.T. Young on Tuesday presented the Memphis City Council with a proposed budget and several rate plan proposals to gradually raise utility rates over the next few years. MLGW’s initial proposal for a 2019 budget was voted down last year and the...
MLGW is once again teaming up with the Neighborhood Christian Centers to assist qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby County through the Power of Warmth Program. The MLGW program provides space heaters and electric blankets to eligible MLGW customers. The Neighborhood Christian Centers will be accepting applications and screening...
The Memphis Branch NAACP and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) rolled out a joint weatherization and energy efficiency initiative Tuesday evening to reduce utility bills significantly for all Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers. Nearly 50 attendees came to the learn some easy, practical ways to cut utility costs through demonstrations,...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – William (Bill) Dean Johnson, president and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority, announced his retirement from the federal agency today (Nov. 14). Johnson, who joined TVA in 2013, will turn 65 in January. He is TVA’s second CEO. The TVA Board is actively conducting an internal and...
Company projects and a leadership talk by the president were the focus of a recent Memphis Light, Gas and Water session detailing the public utility’s efforts for local media. MLGW president J.T. Young said integrity, people, customers, communication, enterprise and community are the six program areas he will target as...
Jarl J.T. Young
Jarl “J.T.” Young’s first encounter with the Memphis City Council netted unanimous approval of his appointment as the next president and CEO of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Mayor Jim Strickland announced on Monday that Young, who serves as the general manager of customer service and marketing for...
Pensacola, Fla. native Jarl T. “J.T.” Young has decided to leave the community that family, friends and acquaintances say he loves. He’s on track to move to Memphis as the next president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. The choice of Mayor Jim Strickland, Young’s appointment is...
As expected, Memphis woke up to snow, ice and freezing rain this morning. Whether or not that means power outages remains to be seen, but Memphis Light Gas and Water says they are monitoring conditions and are ready to respond. From an MLGW statement released Thursday: "MLGW employees have been monitoring...
Memphis Light, Gas and Water President and CEO Jerry Collins is staying on the job for just a little while longer. MLGW released a statement Friday announcing that Collins would be staying on past his previously announced Dec. 19 retirement date. It reads: MLGW President and CEO to retire in January...