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05/24/2013 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Customer Service Hearings Set for TECO Rate Request in Tampa and Winter Haven


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will conduct customer service hearings on Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, for customers of Tampa Electric Company (TECO).  In April, TECO filed a petition with the PSC for an increase to its base rates.

As of May 2013, a 1,000 kilowatt-hour (kWh) monthly bill for residential customers is $102.58.  Using TECO’s proposed increase, a 1,000 kWh monthly bill for residential customers is estimated to be $112.99 in January 2014. 

The hearings allow customers to comment on the proposed rates and any TECO quality-of-service issues.  Customers are invited to attend the hearings at the following times and locations:

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
6:00 p.m.
Hillsborough Community College/ Dale Mabry Campus
Student Services Auditorium
DSTU Building, Room 111
4001 West Tampa Bay Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33614

and

Thursday, May 30, 2013
10:00 a.m.

Chain of Lakes Complex
Poolside Room
210 Cypress Gardens Boulevard
Winter Haven, FL 33880

TECO provides electric service to more than 687,000 customers in Hillsborough and portions of Polk, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.



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