Memphis Light, Gas and Water

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About Memphis Light, Gas and Water

Memphis Light, Gas and Water is a municipally owned organization. The largest city served by Memphis Light, Gas and Water is Memphis, but the company also operates in 8 cities in Tennessee. A total of 422,742 customers (98 industrial customers, 44,230 commercial customers and 378,414 residential properties) purchase their electricity from the provider. Memphis Light, Gas and Water averages 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their customers for residential electricity, which is 1.70% below the average state rate of 11.35 cents. They sold 12,774,178 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2020. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the Memphis Light, Gas and Water average is 5.01% higher at $132.26 per month. Memphis Light, Gas and Water is the 2207th ranked provider in the United States for average monthly bill amount. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end users.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Electricity providers must report these losses. Memphis Light, Gas and Water reported a yearly loss of approximately 3.58% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Tennessee has an energy loss average of 2.57% and the nationwide average is 2.76%, giving Memphis Light, Gas and Water a rank of 20th best out of 84 providers who report energy loss in Tennessee.

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 June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.092/kWh$246.14/mo.$80.00/mo.
985th11.15¢Memphis Light, Gas and Water's Average residential price per kWh
2207th$132.26Average monthly electricity 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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Energy Loss

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

-3.58%

Total Energy Loss

474,768MWh

513 National Rank

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Tennessee422,7421,387,464,7511100%

Memphis Light, Gas and Water County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Shelby County929,744111.22$132.28/mo

Cities Memphis Light, Gas and Water Has Coverage

* 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 bundled electricity rate for Memphis Light, Gas and Water customers?

Consumers of Memphis Light, Gas and Water, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Memphis Light, Gas and Water is $132.26. The Tennessee average bundled bill is $135.07 and the United States average is $135.07.

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 sell electricity to?

Memphis Light, Gas and Water has customers in 8 cities throughout the US.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09