‘The grid everybody deserves': MLGW’s McGowen suggests new focus at energy conference

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 09, 2023 4:00 PM CT | Published: May 09, 2023 3:53 PM CT

MLGW’s number of customer minutes without power has tripled since the 1990s; utility CEO Doug McGowen said Tuesday the question needs to change from how cheaply MLGW can purchase energy to how it can buy enough to meet demand. 


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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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