Memphis Light, Gas and Water

With their main offices in Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis Light, Gas and Water provides electricity to 8 cities throughout Shelby County, Tennessee. At the time of the most recent government reports, the provider reported a total of 421,804 electricity customers signed on to receive electricity from the company. This total is made up of 0.02% industrial customers, 10.44% commercial customers and 89.54% residential customer accounts. Memphis Light, Gas and Water averages 10.30 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their customers for residential electricity, which is 4.98% below Tennessee's average price of 10.84 cents. In 2020 the company had sales to end customers totaling 12,774,178 megawatt hours. During the same timeframe, Memphis Light, Gas and Water purchased 13,248,946 megawatt hours by way of wholesale electricity channels.

About Memphis Light, Gas and Water

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Memphis Light, Gas and Water is $117.91 per month. Consumers of the company pay 10.73% less compared to other citizens of Tennessee. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their consumers. Their electricity sales within the past 12 months were responsible for a rise in CO2 pollution of approximately 274,240,957.49 kilograms (5.05%).

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Net Metering

Consumers of Memphis Light, Gas and Water do not have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less attractive economically, as citizens have no way to sell excess energy back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Memphis Light, Gas and Water recently reported a loss of 3.58% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 2.57% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Memphis Light, Gas and Water getting a ranking of 63rd worst out of 87 electricity companies in the state and 905th worst out of 3511 providers in the United States.

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Rate & Electric Bills

Memphis Light, Gas and Water residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.092/kWh$181.80/mo.$80.00/mo.
387th10.30¢Memphis Light, Gas and Water's Average residential price per kWh
864th$117.91Average monthly electric bill for Memphis Light, Gas and Water's residential customers

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:220 South Main Street
    Memphis, Tennessee 38103
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Memphis Light, Gas and Water

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Releasing 5,703,442,646.9 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases, Memphis Light, Gas and Water ranks as the 138th worst polluting electricity company in the country out of the 3511 we track.

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Energy Loss

Memphis Light, Gas and Water's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

474,768MWh

905 National Rank

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water State Coverage

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Tennessee421,8041,243,031,1372100%

Memphis Light, Gas and Water County Coverage

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Shelby County937,166110.27$117.95/mo

Cities Memphis Light, Gas and Water Has Coverage

  • Arlington, TN
  • Atoka, TN
  • Bartlett, TN
  • Collierville, TN
  • Germantown, TN
  • Lakeland, TN
  • Memphis, TN
  • Millington, TN

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers?

The average price of electricity for customers of Memphis Light, Gas and Water is 10.30 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bill for Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of Memphis Light, Gas and Water is $117.91. The state average bill is $130.81 and the US average is $130.81.

What is the phone number for Memphis Light, Gas and Water?

Memphis Light, Gas and Water's customer service phone number is (901) 544-6549

What cities does Memphis Light, Gas and Water supply electricity in?

Memphis Light, Gas and Water provides electricity in 8 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25