News Release

TECO Energy to Webcast its November 13 presentation at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual Financial Conference

TAMPA, November 5, 2012

TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE: TE) today announced that the company will webcast its presentation to the financial community at the Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The company will provide a discussion of preliminary 2013 business factors and discuss longer-term utility growth opportunities.

The company previously released its third-quarter results, including unaudited income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow and utility operating statistics, on Thursday, November 1, 2012.

The webcast will be accessible through a link on TECO Energy’s website at:

The webcast will be available for replay through a link on the website starting approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event; the replay will be available on the website for 30 days.

Additional information regarding TECO Energy is available through the Investors section of TECO Energy’s website at:

TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: TE) is an energy-related holding company. Its principal subsidiary, Tampa Electric Company, is a regulated utility in Florida with both electric and gas divisions (Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas System). Its other major subsidiary, TECO Coal, owns and operates coal production facilities in Kentucky and Virginia.