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TECO Peoples Gas brings natural gas to Green Cove Springs

TAMPA, June 29, 2016

In a move that will help economic development in southeast Clay County, TECO Peoples Gas is bringing natural gas distribution service to Green Cove Springs.

SeaCoast Gas Transmission and Peoples Gas are working together to provide natural gas service to the businesses and residents in Green Cove Springs and surrounding areas of Clay County. SeaCoast will install nearly 10 miles of pipe, and Peoples Gas will install 13 miles of pipe to serve customers.

Construction has already begun. Service to larger customers will be complete by the end of 2016. Smaller commercial customers could have service in 2017. Residential customers would have service in coming years.

“Peoples Gas is proud to be a community partner and to add natural gas to the energy offerings,” said Gordon Gillette, president of Peoples Gas. “This is a growing community with robust plans for economic development. We are happy to help fuel that progress.”

Peoples Gas System, Florida’s largest natural gas distribution utility, is part of the TECO Energy family of companies. Peoples Gas serves more than 360,000 customers across Florida. TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE: TE) is an energy-related holding company with regulated electric and gas utilities in Florida and New Mexico: Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas System and New Mexico Gas Co.

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