TECO Energy

TECO Companies Donate $1 Million to Charities to Help During Pandemic

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:06pm

To help the community during this unprecedented time of uncertainty, Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are donating $1 million to local charities that will benefit people financially affected by the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • To help the community during this unprecedented time of uncertainty, Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are donating $1 million to local charities that will benefit people financially affected by the pandemic.
  • The program, administered by the Salvation Army, was also simplified to provide assistance to more people during the pandemic.
  • In response to this pandemic, Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas have suspended disconnections for residential and commercial customers.
  • The utilities charitable contributions are part of their ongoing efforts to help customers during the pandemic.

Tampa Electric Company Signs Contract with Itron to Deploy Smart Street Lighting Solution

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:45pm

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), signed a contract with Tampa Electric Co. (TECO) to deploy Itrons smart street lighting solution to allow streetlights to communicate with the utility.

Key Points: 
  • Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), signed a contract with Tampa Electric Co. (TECO) to deploy Itrons smart street lighting solution to allow streetlights to communicate with the utility.
  • In coordination with the utilitys streetlight replacement program to convert traditional lighting infrastructure to energy-efficient LED technology, Tampa Electric will install more than 260,000 Itron smart photocells in the next five years.
  • With Itrons network, Tampa Electric also has a foundation to enable distribution automation and smart city applications, such as air quality management or smart parking.
  • We are thrilled to collaborate with Tampa Electric to update the utilitys lighting, said Sharelynn Moore, senior vice president of Networked Solutions at Itron.