News Release

TECO Energy CEO to present at Morgan Stanley 2006 Global Electricity & Energy Conference

TAMPA, March 8, 2006

TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:TE) Chairman and CEO Sherrill Hudson will make a presentation at the 2006 Morgan Stanley Global Power Electricity & Energy Conference in New York on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at 9:40 AM. 

A webcast of the live presentation will be accessible through a link on TECO Energy’s home page at  The webcast will be available for replay approximately one hour following the presentation for those unable to listen to the live webcast and 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.