News Release

TECO Energy CEO to present at Deutsche Bank Electric Power Conference

TAMPA, June 8, 2005

TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: TE) Chairman and CEO Sherrill Hudson will make a presentation at the 2005 Deutsche Bank Electric Power Conference in New York on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 11:15 AM.  

For those unable to listen to the live webcast, it will be available for replay for 30 days following the presentation.

TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: TE) is an integrated energy-related holding company with regulated utility businesses, complemented by a family of unregulated businesses. Its principal subsidiary, Tampa Electric Company, is a regulated utility with both electric and gas divisions (Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas System). Other subsidiaries are engaged in waterborne transportation, coal and synthetic fuel production and electric generation and distribution in Guatemala.