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11/17/21
Stop Scams: Better Business Bureau joins Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas and Duke Energy Florida to protect customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week
Better Business Bureau serving West Florida, Duke Energy Florida, Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas are joining forces to help shut down utility scammers and to protect consumers and businesses by participating in the sixth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day on Wednesday, Nov. 17.


10/25/21
Florida's Businesses Rate Peoples Gas No.1 in the South for Fifth Time
For the third year in a row and fifth time since 2016, businesses across Florida have rated Peoples Gas highest in customer satisfaction in the south region of the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study. As it did last year, Peoples Gas again set the bar for the highest score in the history of the Gas Utility Business Study.


9/14/21
Emera Announces Leadership Changes at Peoples Gas
Scott Balfour, president and chief executive officer of Emera Inc. announces that T.J. Szelistowski will retire as president of Peoples Gas and Helen Wesley, current chief operating officer of Peoples Gas, will be appointed the next president effective Dec. 1.


8/11/21
On Aug. 11 (8/11) Peoples Gas Reminds Floridians to Call 811 Before Starting Digging Projects
Aug. 11, is 811 Day and serves as a natural reminder for Florida residents and excavators to call 811 two business days before beginning digging to have underground utilities marked. All digging projects – from DIY tasks such as landscaping or installing a mailbox to larger projects requiring excavation equipment – require a call to 811.


7/15/21
Peoples Gas Earns Recognition Again As Trusted Utility And Valued Business Partner
Residential and business natural gas customers across Florida shared their high confidence in Peoples Gas in Escalent’s 2021 Cogent Syndicated Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™ residential and business studies.


7/6/21
Peoples Gas is Prepared for Tropical Storm Elsa
Peoples Gas is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa and is prepared to respond to any natural gas emergencies created by the storm or its aftermath. The company also encourages customers to plan ahead.


6/15/21
Peoples Gas and Alliance Dairies Partnering to Bring Florida Renewable Natural Gas
Peoples Gas, Florida's largest natural gas distribution utility, has reached an agreement with Alliance Dairies to build, own and operate a renewable natural gas (RNG) facility on the dairy’s property in Trenton near Gainesville. The facility is expected to produce 105,000 MMBtu of RNG, enough to serve about 4,400 homes annually.


5/28/21
Peoples Gas is Prepared for the Impacts of Severe Weather on Florida
Hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, and Peoples Gas works year-round to be ready. As Florida’s largest natural gas distribution company, the company is prepared to respond if a major storm should impact the state.


4/28/21
Peoples Gas named Environmental Champion and one of the Easiest Utilities to Do Business With
Peoples Gas again was recognized for environmental stewardship and ease to do business with in Escalent’s annual Cogent Syndicated Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement residential study.


4/20/21
Peoples Gas reminds Floridians to call 811 before starting digging projects
With more Floridians staying home and off the roads during the coronavirus pandemic, large construction projects across the state have been accelerated to take advantage of reduced traffic. While at home, residents are spending more time in their yards, working on planting and other outdoor improvement projects. Anyone digging needs to remember to call 811 two business days before starting a project.


4/13/21
Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas Contribute to Tampa Bay History Center’s Expansion
As part of a broader commitment to inclusion and diversity, Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas have awarded the Tampa Bay History Center a grant to expand its gallery space to more fully reflect the Black experience in Tampa Bay.

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