Heat wave strains power supply, customers asked to cut back usage

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2022 10:51 AM CT | Published: June 21, 2022 10:46 AM CT

Amid record-breaking power demand region-wide and triple-digit temperatures, MLGW power outages peaked around 8,400 last week. 

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MLGW power outages Weather Outage Improvement Advisory Team TVA Tennessee Valley Authority National Weather Service Memphis Light Gas & Water
Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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