Tennessee Advocacy Center

LIHEAP: Fighting Poverty in Tennessee

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Tennessee Utilities

Memphis Light Gas and Water
On Track
A payment program designed to help customers with limited incomes to manage debt and pay off their bills over a period of time. The program focuses on education, financial management and social services. To qualify for the program customers must have a steady, but limited, income and owe more than $600 to MLGW. Participants may receive Extended Payment Plans for up to three years; minor home repairs for homeowners; and deposit credited back to the account after completion of program. Applications and more information are available on the website.

Low-Income Energy Efficiency
Memphis Light Gas and Water
EnergySmart Memphis
A year-long energy education and home improvement initiative designed to help Memphians save money on their energy costs. Customers will receive in-depth energy conservation training and eligible customers will have weatherization improvements made to their home. As part of the initiative, MLGW also has set aside funds to weatherize of customers who meet federal poverty guidelines.


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