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7/13/18:
Low-flying helicopters to patrol Tampa Electric’s power lines
Area residents need not be alarmed if they see low-flying helicopters hovering around Tampa Electric transmission lines next week.


5/30/18:
Tampa Electric prepares year ‘round to handle hurricane season
Hurricane season starts June 1, and Tampa Electric is ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store.


5/24/18:
Tampa Electric to modernize one Big Bend unit to operate on natural gas, retire one unit
As part of Tampa Electric's commitment to clean energy, the utility is making significant changes to our Big Bend Power Station.


5/8/18:
Regulators support Tampa Electric's new solar projects
The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today reviewed Tampa Electric's first phase of solar projects and unanimously agreed that the projects are cost-effective and meet the cost-cap requirements stipulated in the November 2017 agreement.


4/27/18:
Tampa Electric earns Tree Line USA® status for tenth consecutive year
The National Arbor Day Foundation™ has recognized Tampa Electric as a Tree Line USA® utility for the tenth consecutive year for its efforts to protect the health of trees the company must trim near power lines.


4/4/18:
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.


3/22/18:
Tampa Electric crews return from Puerto Rico after two months
Tampa Electric linemen are returning home from Puerto Rico today, after spending more than two months helping power restoration efforts on the island.


3/13/18:
Tampa Electric sending crews to Canada to help restore power
Tampa Electric sent about 20 people to Canada today to help a sister utility restore power from a significant winter storm expected to hit tonight.


3/1/18:
Tampa Electric customers won’t see bills rise to cover storm costs
It's official: Tampa Electric bills won’t rise to pay for Hurricane Irma restoration costs, thanks to new tax savings.


2/7/18:
Tampa Electric to upgrade all street lights with energy-efficient LEDs
As part of its ongoing efforts to offer more value to its customers, Tampa Electric will upgrade approximately 210,000 street lights and area lights across West Central Florida with energy-efficient, Light-Emitting Diode (LED) technology that uses less energy, produces less carbon emissions and is better for the environment.


1/30/18:
Tampa Electric bills won't rise to cover hurricane restoration costs
Tampa Electric bills won't be rising to pay for Hurricane Irma restoration costs, thanks to new tax savings.


1/24/18:
Tampa Electric’s solar projects will be unaffected by import tax
Tampa Electric announced today that its solar projects will be unaffected by the recent executive order affecting some solar modules.


1/3/18:
Two Florida business leaders appointed to Tampa Electric Co. board
Two Florida business and community leaders have been appointed to join the Tampa Electric Co. board of directors.

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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 Email Icon