As Tampa takes an ever-bigger spotlight, the business community sees major benefits

Building on big successes with recent events on a world stage and ever-bigger plans getting off the ground – with all the momentum this means – the sky’s the limit for doing business in the Tampa Bay area. In some sense, however, the story starts in the sky and comes back to earth at Tampa[…]

Cross-Bay Ferry brings new mobility options to Tampa Bay

He may not be the Ferry Godfather – that title might belong to Ed Turanchik – but when Tampa Electric’s Rick Richmond joined Turanchik and others on one of the first voyages of the new Cross-Bay Ferry last week, he highlighted a TECO-sponsored connection poised to change how the public navigates the area. And surprisingly[…]

It’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it: Why M.E.D. Week matters

A strong community needs safe, reliable electricity and natural gas. But when a commitment to diversity undergirds those things, everyone is stronger still. That, essentially, is where the goals of the Minority Enterprise Development (M.E.D.) Corporation coincide with those of TECO – and it covers a lot of ground. Showcasing this and much more was M.E.D.[…]

Power for your business, fuel for your future: Introducing TECO’s EconomicDev.com

Florida’s recent jump to No. 3 in population in the U.S. is good for businesses in the Tampa Bay area and all across the Sunshine State: more potential customers, more potential jobs, new avenues for growth and new paths to success. And helping businesses succeed in the communities we serve – some of the state’s[…]

Green Cove Springs eternal with reliable, safe and affordable service from Peoples Gas and SeaCoast Gas Transmission

Now they’re cooking with gas – or they will be soon in Green Cove Springs, Fla., when Peoples Gas and  SeaCoast Gas Transmission complete 23 miles of new natural gas pipeline for the Clay County community and nearby areas. A groundbreaking ceremony on June 29 marked the project, which is already underway. Service to some[…]

Gas Control has a new home and exciting new tools to ensure safe and reliable natural gas service for you

Fast-growing Florida currently welcomes as many as 1,000 new residents daily, some of whom are enjoying the convenience and comfort of environmentally-friendly and economical natural gas appliances from Peoples Gas inside their new homes. To safely and reliably serve all Peoples Gas customers, the company’s Gas Control facility has a new home too – one[…]

For TECO Energy’s John Ramil, past meets future – and opportunity meets action to benefit customers – as he explains at the recent EEI Strategic Roundtable in Tampa

With TECO Energy’s big Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Edison Award victory from last year still fresh in mind, TECO Energy President and CEO John Ramil presented at the EEI Strategic Issues Roundtable in Tampa on Feb. 24, 2016, to talk about how economic growth – and TECO’s place in it – continues to be a[…]

Jobs, manufacturing, investment and more: All stand to grow in the areas we serve with approval of TECO’s economic development rider

Businesses have an improved reason to make their home in communities Tampa Electric serves: the utility’s Economic Development Rider and all of the benefits that come with it. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) approved removing the expiration date of Tampa Electric’s Economic Development Rider (“Rider”) earlier this month. Targeting companies thinking about expanding in[…]

Tampa Skyline

The city of Tampa presents: #WeBuiltThis

Big things are happening in Tampa, and we want everybody to know about it. At the link below, check out an exciting, informative video, produced by the city of Tampa, to get a glimpse of the greatness going on here…and to see why doing business in West Central Florida is worthwhile for any company –[…]

Energy Solutions Center

Peoples Gas awards innovative energy projects

TECO Peoples Gas recently hosted the Energy Solutions Center (ESC) March 2016 Technology and Market Assessment Forum in Tampa. More than 300 attendees came from across North America to network, share natural gas utility-related information and case studies, and hear from national account clients, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations in the energy industry. At a special luncheon during[…]