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Newsroom Archives — 2004

12/14/04:
Tampa Electric prepared for approaching cold weather
Company Offers Tips for Saving Energy and Money


10/27/04:
Tampa Electric asks FPSC to clarify and reconsider transportation ruling


10/20/04:
Tampa Electric returns to normal business following unprecedented emergency restoration over past two months
Company More Than Six Weeks Behind in Scheduled New Construction Work


10/3/04:
Tampa Electric Hurricane Jeanne restoration essentially complete; power restored for 99 percent of customers affected by the storm


10/1/04:
Tampa Electric restoration completed for 90 percent of customers affected by the storm


9/30/04:
Tampa Electric Hurricane Jeanne outages down to 55,500; restoration completed for 80 percent of customers affected by the storm


9/29/04:
Tampa Electric restores 75 percent of Hurricane Jeanne outages; restorations now total 214,000
About 71,000 customers are still without power; the company works to restore most by Sunday


9/28/04:
Tampa Electric restores power to 162,000 customers in 36 hours
Company works to restore 123,000 remaining customer outages as safely and quickly as possible


9/27/04:
Tampa Electric restores 57,000 customers since peak impact; 228,000 customers still without power
Safe, rapid restoration of power is the company’s single focus


9/26/04:
Tampa Electric provides early estimate of Hurricane Jeanne's impact to its system


9/25/04:
What to expect if Jeanne hits: Tampa Electric's perspective


9/17/04:
Tampa Electric normal operations behind as a result of Hurricanes Charley and Frances
Up to 20 percent of the company’s customers likely to receive estimated bills


9/16/04:
Tampa Electric mobilizes to assist Florida Power & Light with continued power restoration


9/12/04:
Tampa Electric declares major Hurricane Frances restoration efforts complete
Some isolated outages may remain; customers are asked to report them to the company


9/10/04:
Severe storms interfere with Tampa Electric’s restoration efforts overnight; outages now under 10,000


9/9/04:
Tampa Electric Frances outages down to 10,000


9/9/04:
Tampa Electric continues work to restore 20,000 remaining customer outages


9/8/04:
More than 90 percent of Tampa Electric’s Frances outages now restored


9/8/04:
More than 85 percent of Tampa Electric’s Frances outages now restored
Remainder expected to be restored by Friday


9/7/04:
Tampa Electric restores 75 percent of Frances outages; remainder now expected to be restored in 3-5 days


9/6/04:
Tampa Electric Hurricane Frances update: Company works to restore power to 182,000 customers


9/6/04:
Tampa Electric Hurricane Frances update: 156,000 customers restored overnight
Restoration expected to be complete within 10 to 14 days of full deployment of resources


9/5/04:
Tampa Electric Hurricane Frances update: 180,000 power outages so far
Company expects to be able to begin restoration efforts at first light Monday


9/5/04:
Tampa Electric reassures customers that as soon as Frances passes, restoration will begin


9/2/04:
Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas prepare for Hurricane Frances


8/18/04:
Tampa Electric completing restoration efforts in Winter Haven
Circuits are repaired, most customers restored as company mobilizes to assist the City of Wauchula and other areas


8/17/04:
Most of Tampa Electric's Charley outages are restored; company releases line repair and tree trimming personnel to assist in other parts of the state


8/15/04:
Tampa Electric exceeds today's goal, restoring power to 20,000 customers


8/15/04:
Tampa Electric expects to restore power to 15,000 Polk County customers today


8/14/04:
Neighboring States lend a hand


8/14/04:
Customers play a role in restoring service


8/14/04:
Despite continued weather challenges, Tampa Electric restores about half of Charley outages in 24 hours


8/14/04:
Tampa Electric provides update on Hurricane Charley's impact to its system, power restoration activities


8/12/04:
Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas tips for storm readiness


8/12/04:
For customer safety, Tampa Electric may disconnect power to Tampa central business district, Harbor Island and Davis Islands


8/5/04:
TECO Energy joins Chicago Climate Exchange


7/24/04:
Manatee Viewing Center Recognized at the Gulf Guardian Awards
The Manatee Viewing Center is recognized at the Gulf Guardian Awards


6/27/04:
New Plan to Make New, Existing Electric Facilities Bird-Friendly


6/9/04:
Customers to see new account number, billing date, meter reading route changes


6/1/04:
Manatee Viewing Center recognized for Manatee Madness
Manatee Madness helps celebrate Snooty the manatee's 56th birthday.


5/27/04:
Tampa Electric prepares year-round for storm season


5/17/04:
Web site shows performance of new solar panel installed at Walker Middle School


5/5/04:
Tampa Electric wins grant to install solar power in school
Ribbon Cutting to be held Friday, May 7th, 10:00 am at Walker Middle School


3/30/04:
TECO To Promote Renewable Power


3/30/04:
Tampa Electric’s Renewable Energy gets the green light from the Florida Public Service Commission


3/25/04:
Tampa Electric to hold Juneau Loop Open House April 13
Company will present final plans for modified transmission project


3/22/04:
Tampa Electric, dignitaries dedicate bayside power station


1/30/04:
Tampa Electric debuts new Environmental Web site


1/23/04:
Modified Juneau Loop pre-construction underway
Tampa Electric provides detailed timeline for completion of the project, expected by November 2005


1/21/04:
Manatee are here!


1/9/04:
Tampa Electric brings automated meters to Dade City area customers

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CHERIE JACOBS
TECO Energy, Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas
TECO Energy, Inc.
702 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
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