Important hurricane season guidance from Tampa Electric

It was never going to last, of course: the lengthy spell without a major hurricane in Florida. But with Irma poised to bring her wind power to the Sunshine State, know that #WeStandReady with the power of our commitment to the … Continue reading

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#WeStandReady with extra people power, if needed, behind our power restoration efforts for you

TECO’s line workers – and our team members in related roles – are a tough, smart bunch. They complete years of rigorous physical and classroom training. They make safety their top priority as they work to keep the community’s lights … Continue reading

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When restoration is a communitywide effort, #WeStandReady: Here’s how it works

As TECO monitors Hurricane Irma, we urge you to ensure that your household is prepared – that includes having an updated emergency plan for your family, knowing the location of your appropriate emergency shelter and taking special steps to have … Continue reading

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Bigger than a pet cause: Taking precautions for your furry, feathered friends (and other pets) in a hurricane

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When the weather’s worse than raining cats and dogs, you may need to take extra steps to protect yours (along with your fish, hamsters, birds – you name it). As Hurricane Irma threatens Florida, leading to possible evacuations, residents must … Continue reading

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Starting a new school year in a new home: Women build something bigger than the sum of its parts for a family in need

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There’s no place like a Habitat for Humanity home – and the women who helped build one recently can tell you some things about the construction materials they brought to the effort: camaraderie, a drive to help the community and … Continue reading

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