Tampa Electric

Tampa Electric (TECO) has energized much of West Central Florida for more than 100 years, reliably delivering power/electricity to homeowners and proudly powering commerce and industry. Serving the community, Tampa Electric continues to deliver power to its customers in a high-quality environment.

Rick Richmond

Rick Richmond
Economic Development Manager

1770 6th Street NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
(863) 298-6016

“Serving Polk County and being an investor in the Central Florida Development Council is important to the company. We are thrilled to support the great work happening at the CFDC as Polk County continues to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the state and country. We are excited about the near future.”

Nick Plott, TECO

Electric and Natural Gas Providers

Tampa Electric is a leading provider of electricity in West Central Florida. The company has supplied the Tampa Bay area with electricity for more than 120 years, and it currently delivers 99.98 percent service reliability to more than 830,000 customers, including 90,000 businesses. Tampa Electric offers more energy-saving programs and generates more solar energy per customer than any other utility in Florida. The company also actively engages with local economic development partners and invests in infrastructure reliability to support business growth and retention opportunities. To learn more about how Tampa Electric can help your business achieve its goals, visit TampaElectric.com.

Peoples Gas System Inc., Florida’s largest natural gas distribution utility, delivers safe, clean, affordable and reliable natural gas to serve nearly 470,000 homes and businesses across the state. Through investments in people, technology, infrastructure and environmentally focused innovations, the company is committed to fueling Florida’s clean energy future responsibly and sustainably. Peoples Gas cultivates a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace that includes varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. The company supports the communities it serves through stewardship and economic development efforts.

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