TAMPA, January 3, 2018
Two Florida business and community leaders have been appointed to join the Tampa Electric Co. board of directors. This board oversees both the company’s electric utility, Tampa Electric, and its natural gas utility, TECO Peoples Gas.
Joining the board, effective Feb. 7, will be:
“These outstanding business leaders will bring their unique perspectives to the Tampa Electric Co. board, to help guide Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas to a future of cleaner, sustainable energy and service for our customers and communities,” said Scott Balfour, chairman of the board. “We are delighted they are joining us.”
Tampa Electric, one of Florida’s largest investor-owned electric utilities, serves about 750,000 customers in West Central Florida. Peoples Gas System, Florida’s largest natural gas distribution utility, serves about 375,000 customers across Florida. Tampa Electric Co. is the largest subsidiary of Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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