Early Sunday morning, as Louisiana residents braced for impact from Hurricane Ida, TECO crews were already on the road, on their way to help those impacted by the storm get back on their feet.
The changes will add about $12.82 to the monthly bills of residential TECO customers who use 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a month. Duke residential customers face a $4.28-a-month increase.
When a hurricane whips through, underground power lines could keep the lights on. But it costs as much as $1 million a mile, and when something does go wrong, they have to be dug up to get fixed -- which opponents warn will drive up electric bills.
Big storms have left millions of Floridians without power over the years, but in 2019 the legislature passed a law that requires power companies to start putting lines underground. Now, power companies are giving us a look at how they're tackling these requirements.
Tampa Electric Co. has filed a proposal seeking more than $400 million in base-rate increases during the next three years. TECO has about 800,000 customers in Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco and Pinellas counties.
A contractor died while working at Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach this morning, company officials have confirmed to FOX 13.
TECO crews will face a different kind of response this time around as they prepare to deal with winter storms instead of tropical storms.
Tampa Electric Co. will ask state regulators to approve base rate increases, with an initial installment of $280 million to $295 million in 2022 as part of a multi-year effort to build a “smarter” power grid that provides reliable energy.
A live stream showing sheep playing the important role of “vegetation control” at TECO’s solar fields is “baaaack."
When it gets cold, by Florida standards, you know where to find manatees -- huddling outside the Apollo Beach TECO power plant. They're there now, even though humans can't visit.
Pointing primarily to higher costs of natural gas for power plants, Tampa Electric Co. (TECO) said Tuesday that customer bills will increase in January.
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.