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When restoration is a communitywide effort, #WeStandReady: Here’s how it works

As TECO monitors Hurricane Irma, we urge you to ensure that your household is prepared – that includes having an updated emergency plan for your family, knowing the location of your appropriate emergency shelter and taking special steps to have … Continue reading

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(Sun)light, camera, action: Big Bend solar field is ready for prime time

As with any solar array, cloudy weather limits the amount of electrical power Tampa Electric’s new 23-megawatt facility in Apollo Beach can generate. But through the power of television, the array now has a bright shining spotlight whether it’s sunny … Continue reading

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TECO crews and contractors excel at safety and speed with Colin response

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When Tropical Storm Colin came calling, TECO crews and contractors were ready with a “fast and furious” response – not in muscle cars but in bucket trucks and other fleet vehicles as they fanned out across the community to restore … 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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