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Home-ing in on something beautiful in the community, thanks to Women Build

Directions to a bright new future: Make a turn at Habitat for Humanity. Yield to hardworking people in need. Look for the TECO team members just ahead. And here we are, at the new home of Tangerla Burton and her four children. She put in the hard work to participate in the physical construction of the house with help from a safe, reliable source: the women of TECO. Women Build is the name of the…

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Tips to teach your children about electrical safety

Electricity is something we’re around 24 hours a day, so protecting our children against its potential dangers is critically important. While we’ve recently participated in large-scale efforts to bring electrical safety guidance into our community’s public schools (with kits you can see in the image above), we realize there’s never too much one can say about safety to help keep children out of harm’s way around electricity. With that in mind,…

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Tampa Electric’s outage map just got a makeover!

With storm season upon us, we’ve recently enlisted a team of experts to give our outage map a makeover. Those experts, with TECO’s very own Information Technology, Energy Delivery and Customer Solutions departments, have enhanced the map to provide even more functionality for customers like you. When you visit tampaelectric.com/outagemap, this handy tool allows you to track power outages in your neighborhood if you lose power. The map self-updates every…

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3 Tips to Teach Your Kids About Electrical Safety

Electricity is something we’re around 24 hours a day – so protecting our kids against its potential dangers is critically important. Kids are naturally curious, so teaching your little ones the following tips can help them stay safe: Talk to Them About Electricity Starting when they are young, discuss with your children how electricity works and why it can be dangerous. Show them the power lines outside and then walk…

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In and out of hurricane season, know your zones

At TECO, whether it’s preparing year-round for hurricane season or racing to get the community’s lights back on after severe weather, we’re in the “zone” – that place where the mind has precision focus to get the job done. Where every step is taken with safety as our top priority. Where our team members won’t stop until all our customers have their service restored. You may be in one or…

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