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My home was damaged in a storm and power can’t be restored. What can I do?

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If equipment was damaged at your home, you may need to call an electrician to obtain an electrical permit, make repairs and have the work inspected by local officials. Tampa Electric is responsible for the equipment running to and including … Continue reading

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Why is my power still out but my neighbor has been restored (or never was out)?

Sometimes customers have different service lines or circuits, even within the same neighborhood. Repairs made to different portions of the service lines mean that some customers may receive power while others still may be out of service. If you are … Continue reading

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Tampa Electric creates fund to benefit families affected by incident at Big Bend Power Station

Tampa Electric worked with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay to establish a charitable fund to assist the families affected by the incident at Big Bend Power Station on June 29. “We have seen such an incredible outpouring of support … Continue reading

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Don’t get scammed!

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Scammers demanding prepaid debit cards continue to call Tampa Electric customers under the guise of avoiding disconnection. More than 2,000 Tampa Electric customers have reported being contacted by scammers over the last five  years. The scam, which first surfaced in … Continue reading

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Author of the Pledge of Allegiance former Tampa Electric team member

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Did you ever wonder about who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance? This Flag Day, we thought we’d share a bit of local trivia with national impact. Francis Bellamy joined Tampa Electric late in life, hired in 1925 as the director … Continue reading

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