News Release

TECO Energy to host a webcast July 28

Management to discuss second quarter results and outlook

TAMPA, July 13, 2006

TECO Energy, Inc. today announced that the company will host a Webcast on Friday, July 28, 2006 at 11:00 AM Eastern time, concurrent with a conference call with the financial community. 

Management will discuss the company’s second quarter results and outlook for 2006 and 2007.

The company’s second quarter results, including unaudited income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow and utility operating statistics, will be released Friday, July 28, 2006, before the market opens.  

Investors, shareholders, media and the public can access the Webcast through a link on TECO Energy’s Web site at:

The audio portion of the Webcast and the accompanying slides will be available for replay through a link on the Web site starting approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event; the replay will be archived on the Web site for 30 days.

Additional information regarding TECO Energy is available through the Investors section of TECO Energy's Web site at

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.