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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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Beneath the city, something (highly beneficial to the community) lurks

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As downtown Tampa sees its skyline rise, things happening under the street are just as important to the city’s future. And Tampa Electric, powered by a 118-year commitment to both, is taking new steps to support better reliability and electrical … Continue reading

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Introducing your Johnny Dean Page Substation

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Taking a Page out of Tampa Electric history might mean one less critical element in our commitment to bring safe, reliable, affordable power to rapidly growing Plant City. But instead, and to everyone’s benefit, you have Johnny Dean Page Substation. … Continue reading

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In service to our customers, the math adds up: 460 more megawatts of environmentally responsible power at Polk Power Station

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For providing 20 years of safe, reliable electricity to growing West Central Florida, what do you get the power station that has everything? (And by “everything,” we mean worldwide renown, bold innovation, the highest honor in the electric utility industry … Continue reading

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New mobile command posts are ready to roll out

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Ever wish you could take your office on the road? Tampa Electric can do just that with our new mobile command posts. Officially called a FORTS (Fold Out Rigid Temporary Shelter), each mobile command post serves as temporary office space … Continue reading

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