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Safe driving pledge gains momentum with TECO team members

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In recognition of April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this is an updated blog post that originally ran in April 2016. You don’t have to drive like Mad Max to face the sad facts: in the United States alone, nearly 37,000 people on … Continue reading

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Between gunshots and chainsaws, a habitat gets a haircut

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If only clearing more than 14,000 pounds of invasive plants was as easy as giving someone a haircut. But the former is exactly what happened along the banks of McKay Bay in Tampa on March 31 – and rows of … Continue reading

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It’s no myth: Solar power has its biggest home in the Tampa Bay area at Tampa Electric’s newest array in Apollo Beach

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Apollo – ancient Greek god of the sun (among other things) – would probably like what’s unfolding in his namesake town along Tampa Bay: 23 megawatts of solar power at a new photovoltaic array that only adds to its amassed … Continue reading

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Are you the next Avenger – Captain Blood Donor, perhaps? Today at TECO Plaza, it’s easy!

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Battling intergalactic aliens is a great way to rescue your fellow humans, but it isn’t the only way. Did you know that 2,883 TECO team members – at TECO Plaza alone – have already saved 8,649 lives?! How? Simple: by … Continue reading

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Beneath the city, something (highly beneficial to the community) lurks

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As downtown Tampa sees its skyline rise, things happening under the street are just as important to the city’s future. And Tampa Electric, powered by a 118-year commitment to both, is taking new steps to support better reliability and electrical … Continue reading

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