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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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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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With home-field advantage, TECO goes deep for the community

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At TECO, our running game includes keeping the community humming with safe, reliable, affordable power and natural gas. And with Tampa hosting its first NCAA College Football Championship Jan. 9, our team members have no trouble choosing sides: they’re on … Continue reading

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Safety cones on TECO trucks change color to symbolize a larger struggle against breast cancer

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Orange safety cones are about as commonplace as the reliable power Tampa Electric provides to the communities it serves. We even have some miniature magnetic versions that team members place on the hood or roof of our trucks to remind … Continue reading

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