News Release

TECO Energy to Webcast its November 12 Presentation at the Edison Electric Institute’s Annual Financial Conference

TAMPA, October 25, 2013

TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE: TE) will webcast its presentation to the financial community at the Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. TECO Energy’s President and CEO John Ramil will recap its previously released third-quarter results, discuss preliminary 2014 business factors and discuss longer-term utility growth opportunities. The presentation will be available on TECO Energy’s website on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 8.

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

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: www.tecoenergy.com .

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.