Power Outage? What To Do Next

How to report a power outage.

Tampa Electric officials are keeping a careful watch on the weather announcing that almost 200 extra utility workers are traveling to Tampa to supplement TECO's crews in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac.

So, what should you do if your power goes out?

Residential and commercial customers are encouraged to call TECO's dedicated toll-free automated power outage phone system at 1-877-588-1010 to report a power outage or electric emergency.

For all other inquiries, customers should use the following numbers:

  • (813) 223-0800 inside Hillsborough County
  • (863) 299-0800 in Polk County
  • (888) 223-0800 (toll-free) outside Hillsborough County or out of state

To see current outages online, visit TECO's outage map.


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