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My home was damaged in a storm and power can’t be restored. What can I do?

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If equipment was damaged at your home, you may need to call an electrician to obtain an electrical permit, make repairs and have the work inspected by local officials. Tampa Electric is responsible for the equipment running to and including … Continue reading

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Hermine epilogue: Honor from Governor Scott is the happy punctuation after the storm

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TECO team members don’t look for thanks for doing their jobs, especially when it’s all about restoring power for the community after severe weather. In fact, we’re so committed to safety and health in these situations, for you and our … 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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