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#WeStandReady with extra people power, if needed, behind our power restoration efforts for you

TECO’s line workers – and our team members in related roles – are a tough, smart bunch. They complete years of rigorous physical and classroom training. They make safety their top priority as they work to keep the community’s lights … Continue reading

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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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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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