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. The company’s year-round preparations enable crews to handle the potential impacts of hurricanes and widespread power outages.
Tampa Electric Customers to get One-Time Refund in January totaling $11.5 million
Tampa Electric customers will receive a one-time refund on their energy bills in January, thanks to the utility’s proposal that regulators approved today.
Tampa Electric Earns Tree Line USA® Status for Eleventh Consecutive Year
The National Arbor Day Foundation™ has recognized Tampa Electric as a Tree Line USA® utility for the eleventh consecutive year for its efforts to protect the health of trees the company must trim near power lines. A tree that contacts a power line can create a safety hazard and can also lead to power outages.
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.
Regulators Approve Bill Adjustment; Tampa Electric Bills Remain Among State's Lowest
Due to changes in the prices of natural gas and expected power purchases, Tampa Electric bills will rise slightly, starting in April. Even with this increase, the average residential bill will be about 4 percent lower than last year and will remain among the lowest in Florida.
Have You "Herd?" On this Valentine's Day, Tampa Electric only has Eyes for "Ewe"
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Tampa Electric is not sheepish. We want our customers to know that we only have eyes for “ewe.” Tampa Electric has secured an environmentally friendly team of experts who are outstanding in their field: Katahdin sheep. These rented sheep are flocking to TECO’s new solar fields to keep the grass short.
Tampa Electric Hits Halfway Mark on Significant Solar Expansion
Three new Tampa Electric solar plants with 1.7 million solar panels began producing electricity from the sun in January, marking the halfway point of the company's significant solar expansion.
Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas to work with furloughed federal workers
Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are working with customers who are federal employees working without pay or who are furloughed as a result of the government shutdown.
Tampa Electric seeks to adjust energy bills; would remain among state’s lowest
Due to changes in the prices of natural gas and expected power purchases, Tampa Electric has requested an increase to customer bills starting in April.