Due to COVID-19, TECO is delaying the opening of the viewing center. For now, it's not set to open until January 6 of next year; usually it opens in November.
A state appeals court Friday rejected arguments that Tampa Electric Co. should be shielded from lawsuits stemming from injuries suffered by two men during a 2017 accident at the utility’s Big Bend Power Station in Hillsborough County.
This time around, Florida will be spared from any major impacts of Tropical Storm Marco or Tropical Storm Laura. However, the state is no stranger to hurricanes and is familiar with the devastation they can bring. That’s why TECO dispatched their crews Monday morning to Louisiana to be in place and ready to lend a hand after the storms pass.
With the utility pointing to lower-than-expected costs for natural gas, customers of Tampa Electric Co. likely will see their electric bills reduced in June.
Tampa Electric announced they will not disconnect customer’s service for non-payment through the end of March amongst COVID-19 concerns.
There are more than 100 acres at Tampa Electric’s solar farm in Apollo Beach, and about 100 lamps and sheep are used for “vegetation control.”
You saw it when Irma hit in 2017: Winds up to 140 miles an hour devastated the Gulf Coast - and its power grid.
Crisp blue skies made Thursday a perfect day to mark the 30th birthday of the popular TECO Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach. And the chilly air guaranteed that several guests of honor showed up.