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Celebrate National Energy Awareness Month with TECO’s many efficiency programs

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October brings cooler weather, pumpkins, Halloween…and something else that can bring value to your life all year round: National Energy Awareness Month. Introduced by President George H.W. Bush in 1991, the purpose of National Energy Awareness Month is to raise … Continue reading

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Making good on the Sunshine State’s solar energy potential: 600 new megawatts of clean energy on the way

Whoever originally said “There’s nothing new under the sun” eons ago might’ve wished they could relocate to a Tampa Electric-served community in the months and years ahead, to a time when 600 megawatts (MW) of solar power energizes the grid … Continue reading

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Big needs in the community demand a big commitment to charity – and Big Bend Power Station supplies it

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Not so long ago, the winds from Hurricane Irma were strong enough to send a well-hit golf ball flying from Tampa Bay right into Georgia. But throughout the storm, Big Bend Power Station stayed safe and reliable, generating power the … Continue reading

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Why Florida utility companies are switching to solar

Solar energy and other types of renewables are becoming increasingly popular. Accessibility is up, the technology has improved and costs have gone down. Add in the fact that renewables are better for the environment and it’s not surprising that more … Continue reading

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Thank you, TECO customers, for your support during and after Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma won’t soon be forgotten. Not by many of our customers, not by communities across Florida and elsewhere and certainly not by those hit hardest by the storm. In many cases these are the people still working to recover … Continue reading

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