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TECO team members help Tampa Bay families in need

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About 17 percent of families in West Central Florida alone are food insecure, meaning they are not certain where their next meal will come from, according to Antoine Everette, volunteer supervisor at Feeding Tampa Bay in Tampa, Fla. These words hit home for the Corporate Communications team from TECO Services Inc. They had arrived at the organization’s warehouse on a mission to feed the hungry that sunny, fall afternoon of…

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Savings for Business Savings for Home

You’re about to pay a lot less for your electric service

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It’s official. Tampa Electric’s 2019 bills are going back in time—all the way to 2005. What does that mean? Vintage rates – the lowest in 13 years. The average residential bill is dropping by more than $8, or about 8 percent, to $99.53 for 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usage. Commercial and industrial customers will also see bills drop by about 8 percent to 10 percent, depending on usage. The decrease,…

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Smart Solutions

Recent milestone brings you a step closer to big benefits

You’ve heard the saying, “big things come in small packages.” We can apply this to a piece of advanced technology we are installing as part of our ongoing efforts to build a more modern grid for you. In this case, the small package is a Connected Grid Router (CGR). Over the past four months, the company has installed 364 of these shoebox-size devices atop poles throughout West Central Florida, marking…

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Community

Opening Nov. 1 at 10 a.m., Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center is your natural remedy for a hectic world

When we say love for our customers and the community is part of our nature at TECO, that includes the spectacular environmental attraction we present to you – opening Nov. 1 with free parking and admission – where nature takes center stage: Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach. Safe, reliable power is great. (A company with the largest percentage of its generation from solar power among Florida utilities –…

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Community For Home

Adopt-a-Route champions for 2018, TECO proudly brings people power to help Meals on Wheels of Tampa serve those in need

Earlier this year, we told you how TECO team members love volunteering to help Meals on Wheels deliver much-needed food to elderly or disabled residents in the community – seeing this effort as a sort of scavenger hunt for the soul. And along the way to helping ensure people simply have the basic necessity of food on their tables, we found something else: the nonprofit’s 2018 Adopt-a-Route Partner of the…

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