News Release Archives — 2005

Tampa Electric stands ready for Hurricane Wilma
Company provides tips for storm readiness and safety

FRCC issues generating capacity advisory for today through Sunday, September 25
Tampa Electric recommends that customers conserve energy

Tampa Electric files with Florida Public Service Commission for 2006 fuel cost reimbursement

FRCC rescinds generating capacity alert, declares advisory for September 7
Tampa Electric recommends continued energy conservation

FRCC continues generating capacity alert for September 6
Tampa Electric calls for continued energy conservation

Florida Reliability Coordinating Council issues generating capacity alert
Tampa Electric asks all customers to conserve energy, offers tips

Florida Reliability Coordinating Council calls for conservation of electricty statewide
Tampa Electric offers customers tips on saving energy

Tampa Electric sends emergency assistance to deep south and south Florida utilities
Company Expects Delays in Normal Business Operations

When your electric meter reading is estimated
Tampa Electric is always looking for ways to serve our rapidly-growing customer base as efficiently as possible. Sometimes our effort to balance numerous customer needs requires us to periodically estimate some customers’ electric meters, a practice used by electric utilities across the country.

Tampa Electric prepares year-round for storm season
Storm season starts June 1, but Tampa Electric prepares year-round to deal with the potential impacts of hurricanes and widespread power outages. Tampa Electric's comprehensive storm plan is in place and ready to help restore power as safely and quickly as possible in the event of a storm.

Tampa Electric marks Arbor Day with new online tree safety guidelines
Tampa Electric today announced a new Internet option to help customers learn how to get the most out of the trees they plant this Arbor Day - with safety as the top priority.

Tampa Electric to install $330 million in new emissions controls at Big Bend Power Station
As part of its ongoing environmental improvement program, Tampa Electric will soon begin work to install Selective Catalytic Reduction technology at its Big Bend Power Station located in Apollo Beach. Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is a proven and effective method of reducing Nitrogen Oxides or NOx, which are produced when coal is burned to generate electricity.

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