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Storms & Safety

Storm Safety
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We prepare year-round for storm season and make it a priority to provide safe, reliable service to you. Learn more about how you and your family can prepare for storm season. The better you plan, the better off you and your family will be when a storm hits.


Power Line Safety
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Stay away from downed power lines and never trim trees that grow near Tampa Electric's lines and equipment. Notify us when you see trouble.

Call Before You Dig
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Call 811 at least two full business days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, call 811 before each job.

Home Safety
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We all depend on electricity to run our lives and sometimes forget how powerful and dangerous it can be. Here are some tips to help you stay safe both inside and outside your home.

Kids' Safety
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Curiosity can lead to serious electrical accidents. Learn more about how you can keep yourself, your friends and family safe.

Stay informed

Call our toll-free automated system at 1-877-588-1010 to report a power outage or public safety concern. The system can recognize the number you're calling from to enable us locate outages faster. Help us by updating your primary and alternate phone numbers.

  • If you have not updated your phone numbers when you call 1-877-588-1010, the system will need your Tampa Electric customer account number to recognize your address.