Wednesday, May 12, 2021

MLGW

Four climate and community activist groups rallied with 25-plus citizens outside Memphis City Hall on Tuesday (July 7) to respond to a community development plan proposed by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the city’s electricity supplier. The activists are advocating for...
Jeff Lyash, president/CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), says the costs for Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) Division to switch to a new electric supplier is underestimated by $261 million in extra annual costs. Electric bills could rise more...
Now that a draft report has outlined potential savings if Memphis Light Gas and Water Division (MLGW) ends its 80-plus-year partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the city-owned utility company still has serious discussions ahead before making a...
Local utility companies such as Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) can tap into $1 billion in available credit support that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is offering to offset the effects of COVID-19. TVA President/CEO Jeff Lyash made that...
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division customers are receiving automated scam calls from a 1-800 telephone number requesting customers to call back and make a payment to avoid services being cut off. MLGW never calls to demand money. While the...
Sometimes, you gotta work on Saturdays. This goes for MLGW meter readers too. MLGW workers will be reading meters this Saturday, Jan. 11. An MLGW notice released Monday indicated that this scheduling is to prevent customers from being billed for...
On multiple occasions, Memphis Light Gas & Water has asked the Memphis City Council to increase utility rates to pay for long-overdue updates to MLGW’s infrastructure. And in the final meeting of the year, the Council said OK –...
The Memphis City Council on Tuesday decided to delay all votes on proposed MLGW rate hikes while the utility’s administrators figure out if changes in salaries and benefits will affect their proposed budget. In conjunction with that action, Council Chairman...
Utility bills for residential customers could go up if the Memphis City Council approves an increase rate proposal presented by the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division on Tuesday. In the executive session committee meeting, MLGW leaders laid out details...
According to Eric Brown, Friends of the Earth Memphis program manager, the Save Energy, Save Dollars campaign would lead to a $63 million reduction in utility bills and create 330 new local jobs over a five-year period. https://soundcloud.com/user-376889500/eric-brown-save-energy-save-dollars-campaign