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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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Tampa Electric and Emera Maine join Grand Bahama Power Company crews to restore power after the devastation of Hurricane Matthew

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TECO team members have been eager to visit Emera sister companies in the Caribbean since before the close of the acquisition in July. But a crew from Tampa Electric on Grand Bahama Island right now might not have expected the … Continue reading

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Hurricane preparedness is a way of life at TECO

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Like serial killers in movies, hurricanes often greet us with innocent-sounding names before things turn deadly. That was true of 2004’s Hurricane Frances, which raged across Florida and up into the Southeastern United States, tragically taking 49 lives before finally … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Danny serves as a reminder about the importance of being ready for severe weather and getting Tampa Electric’s free Power Updates via text, mobile or phone

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Nobody can predict with complete certainty what path Tropical Storm Danny will take as it churns closer to North America. But it’s entirely possible to predict what you’ll need to do if severe weather strikes. At Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas, we’re always ready … Continue reading

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Ready to roll: Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas have a new mobile command response vehicle

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TECO has added serious horsepower to its crisis response plans. With its 35-foot mobile command response vehicle, the company now has a command center it can relocate as an emergency dictates. The vehicle features four workstations and conference room for … Continue reading

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