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Post-Irma power restoration for everyone proceeds as quickly – and safely – as possible

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Streets and yards scattered with debris. Plywood taken off windows. Neighborhoods taking stock of how homes fared and who needs help. People everywhere are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma – and we’re right there with you as our … Continue reading

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Please join TECO in welcoming crews from other utilities working alongside ours to restore power for our customers after Hurricane Irma

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It probably wasn’t the kind of late-summer trip to Florida they had in mind, but about 3,200 workers from across the United States and Canada are in the Tampa area this week and TECO is grateful to be welcoming them. Forget … Continue reading

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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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My power is out. Is there anything I should do to get my home ready for service restoration?

You should make sure your home is ready to safely receive electricity once power has been restored. Make sure there are no flammable items on the stove, no irons left on or other potentially dangerous situations. Turn off as many … 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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