April 18 is National Lineman Appreciation Day – a reminder to thank the ones who put “the fire in the wire” to keep your life running

The world has many critically important, potentially dangerous jobs that require comprehensive training, physical strength and strength of character, extensive technical knowledge and good intuition. Think of emergency workers; they may have the skills to fight fires but hope they … Continue reading

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A great place to put water during Water Conservation Month (and always)

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April – Florida’s Water Conservation Month – may be more than halfway over. But as you hopefully go all-in on using the precious resource of water responsibly by conserving it, may we humbly suggest now is the perfect time for … Continue reading

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Safe driving pledge gains momentum with TECO team members

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In recognition of April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this is an updated blog post that originally ran in April 2016. You don’t have to drive like Mad Max to face the sad facts: in the United States alone, nearly 37,000 people on … Continue reading

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Between gunshots and chainsaws, a habitat gets a haircut

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If only clearing more than 14,000 pounds of invasive plants was as easy as giving someone a haircut. But the former is exactly what happened along the banks of McKay Bay in Tampa on March 31 – and rows of … Continue reading

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It’s no myth: Solar power has its biggest home in the Tampa Bay area at Tampa Electric’s newest array in Apollo Beach

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Apollo – ancient Greek god of the sun (among other things) – would probably like what’s unfolding in his namesake town along Tampa Bay: 23 megawatts of solar power at a new photovoltaic array that only adds to its amassed … Continue reading

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