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4/22/14:
Tampa Electric earns Tree Line USA® status for sixth consecutive year
The National Arbor Day Foundation™ has certified Tampa Electric a Tree Line USA® utility for a sixth consecutive year for its efforts to protect the health of trees the company must trim near power lines.


4/15/14:
TECO Peoples Gas and Tampa Electric remind homeowners to call 811 before digging
With warmer days and longer evenings, it’s prime time for planting and other outdoor projects – and it’s a perfect time to remind homeowners to always call 811 before digging.


4/3/14:
Tampa Electric cooperating in death investigation at Big Bend Power Station
Tampa Electric is cooperating with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) on a death investigation at Big Bend Power Station.


2/17/14:
Tampa Electric seeks to change ignition fuel at Big Bend
Tampa Electric wants to change the ignition fuel at its Big Bend Power Station to natural gas from oil – which would have significant environmental benefits and cost savings for all customers.


2/10/14:
Tampa Electric sends crews to Georgia to help restore power
Tampa Electric is sending about 140 people to northeast Georgia to help Georgia Power restore power after a winter storm that is expected to bring freezing rain and significant ice when it hits on Tuesday night.


1/20/14:
TECO encourages community service for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The companies of TECO Energy are proud to join the Florida Public Service Commission, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and utilities nationwide in recognizing the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a national day of service in the spirit of Dr. King’s example of dedication to public service.

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CHERIE JACOBS
TECO Energy, Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas
TECO Energy, Inc.
702 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
E-mail: cljacobs@tecoenergy.com