Tampa Electric has supplied the Tampa Bay area with electricity since 1899.


Tampa Electric serves about 2,000 square miles in West Central Florida, including Hillsborough County and part of 波尔克, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, which includes more than 840,000客户.

太阳能 Projects

Tampa Electric’s solar projects can now produce 1,252 megawatts of electricity, also called 1.25 gigawatts, enough to power more than 200,000个家庭. By the end of 2026, Tampa Electric will have more than 1,600 MW of solar, which will be able to serve 260,000个家庭. When those projects are complete, Tampa Electric will have about 17 percent of its energy generated from the sun – the highest percentage of solar generation of any utility in the state.

View our growing list of large-scale solar projects and increasing solar generation.


Tampa Electric has three electric generating plants in service, with generating capability of more than 5,000 MW. These plants and their generating capabilities are listed below:

湾侧 2,138
大本德 1,623
波尔克 1,420

System total (including solar)


Tampa Electric's Peak demands occur in the winter because of electric heating. An all-time winter instantaneous peak load record of 4,760 MW was set on January 11, 2010. Summer peaks are brought on by air conditioning. An all-time summer instantaneous peak load record of 4,754 megawatts was set on August 9, 2023.


Tampa Electric's retail and wholesale operations are regulated by the Florida Public Service Commission and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 分别. Prices allowed by both agencies are generally based on recovery of prudent costs incurred plus a reasonable return on invested capital.