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MLGW President and CEO, J.T. Young will hold a press conference immediately following  MLGW’s 8:30 a.m. Board Meeting. President Young will discuss recent budget approval and what customers can expect.    MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nati
MLGW Board Meeting (Jan. 22)
January 21, 2020
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor of the City of Memphis. Public Board of Commissioners Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted), at MLGW Administrati
Free space heaters and electric blankets available to qualified applicants Memphis Light, Gas and Water has added a second Power of Warmth event in conjunction with the Neighborhood Christian Centers to assist qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby County. The MLGW program
MLGW’s Power Supply Advisory Team (PSAT) will meet for the first time this year on Thursday, January 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Broad, 2835 Broad Avenue. The 21 member PSAT team includes government, business and community leaders. The meetings are open to the public (limit
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division employees are participating in the MLK Days of Service 2020 by serving from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, January 17, 2020 in the neighborhood surrounding the Dave Wells Community Center, 915 Chelsea Ave. Employee volunteers will work in groups. Some will go door-
WHAT:     Power of Warmth senior expo and giveaway              WHO:    Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division in collaboration with Neighborhood Christian Centers      WHEN:    Wednesday, Ja
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division offices will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal business operations will resume Tuesday, January 21.   MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 429,000 cust
President’s Island repairs expected to be completed by midnight (January 13, 2020—1:30 p.m.) – All but approximately 80 customers of the 38,000 affected by Saturday morning’s storm have been restored. The majority of those customers are impacted by outages on President&rs
Ninety-six percent of customers restored after 30 hours   (January 12, 2020—10 a.m.) – More than 36,000 customers (96%) have been restored after high winds and lightning moved through Memphis and Shelby County early Saturday morning causing 38,000 to lose power. Crews will focus
Full restoration expected Monday at midnight   (January 11, 2020—5 p.m.) – More than 28,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County have been restored after high winds and lightning moved through early Saturday morning causing 38,000 to lose power. Damage is widespread across t
Crews are assessing damage and making repairs to major circuits   (January 11, 2020—10:30 a.m.) – More than 38,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County were impacted by outages as a result of high winds and lightning that moved through early Saturday morning. Damage is wide
Memphis Light, Gas and Water has been actively monitoring the weather and preparing for possible outages. MLGW has requested additional trouble shooters and standby personnel, including 30 tree trimming crews. The main threat is forecasted for late Friday night and Saturday morning as a line of pot
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, in partnership with Neighborhood Christian Centers, is hosting a Senior Services Expo Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 9 a.m. – noon at Neighborhood Christian Centers, 785 Jackson Ave. Customers can get information about healthcare and prescription as
In an effort to better serve our customers and prevent them from being billed for 35 or more days of service, it is sometimes necessary for MLGW to read meters on Saturdays. This Saturday, January 11, 2020, MLGW will read customer meters.    MLGW is the largest three-service public po
MLGW Board Meeting (Jan. 8)
January 6, 2020
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor of the City of Memphis. Public Board of Commissioners Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted), at MLGW Administrati
Memphis Light, Gas and Water employees will participate in the following community events this month: January 10, 17, 24, 31, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Feeding the Homeless MLGW Admin. Building to Court Square MLGW employees will walk down Main Street to Court Square and back handing out sandwiches t