News Release

TECO Energy to Host a Webcast January 30

Management to discuss fourth-quarter results and 2014 outlook

TAMPA, January 16, 2014

TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE: TE) will host a webcast and conference call with the financial community on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sandra Callahan will discuss the company’s fourth-quarter results, provide 2014 earnings guidance and business drivers and an update on the pending New Mexico Gas Co. acquisition.

The company's fourth-quarter results, including unaudited income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow and utility operating statistics, will be released Thursday, Jan. 30, before the market opens and prior to the call.

The webcast will be accessible through a link on TECO Energy’s website at: The replay will be available through a link on the website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event; it 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.