MLGW

With the stakes high, MLGW president and CEO J.T. Young has outlined a framework for taking community input into the merit of sticking with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for electric power or forging a new partnership. Young gave a glimpse of the path forward at a Power Breakfast for...
Four months into his new role as TVA’s executive director for Memphis, Mark Creech already has seen and heard enough to know that he has some work to do to address the “TVALiteracy” gap. He made good use of Black History Month, combining the opportunity to talk about African-American icons...
The Memphis City Council delayed for two weeks a vote on proposed rate hikes as well as an operating budget for Memphis Light Gas and Water at its meeting Tuesday. And after the meeting, Council Chairman Kemp Conrad said he does not see what difference two weeks will make. “It doesn’t...
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...