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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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Why does my power go out?

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Most power outages –more than half – are caused by natural occurrences such as tree limbs and animals coming in contact with electrical equipment or lighting and other bad weather. Problems with electrical equipment and human interference, like vehicle accidents … Continue reading

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We’re working hard to limit momentary outages

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The many Tampa Electric team members who live in this community share your customer experience. Like you, we experience momentary power outages, or “flickers,” that cause the computer to shut off, cable box to reset and make our digital clocks … Continue reading

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How can I report an outage and get updates about restoration?

To report a power outage, you’ll need to contact our outage reporting system by calling toll-free 1-877-588-1010 or texting OUT to 35069. You can also report an outage online at tampaelectric.com/outages. To fully utilize our automated phone line, you’ll need … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Tampa Electric automatically know my power is out?

Tampa Electric does not yet have a system that provides automatic notification of an outage. To report a power outage, you’ll need to contact our outage reporting system by calling toll-free 1-877-588-1010 or texting OUT to 35069. You can also … Continue reading

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