News Release

TECO Energy to host a Webcast May 19

TAMPA, May 1, 2014

TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE:TE) today announced that the company will webcast its live presentation to the financial community at the American Gas Association Financial Forum in Miami, Fla., on Monday, May 19, at 3:15 p.m. Eastern time.

TECO Energy President and CEO John Ramil will discuss TECO Energy’s pending New Mexico Gas Co. acquisition and longer-term growth prospects.

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 Co., is a regulated utility in Florida with both electric and gas divisions ( Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas System ). Tampa Electric serves almost 700,000 customers in West Central Florida, and Peoples Gas serves almost 350,000 customers in most of Florida’s major metropolitan areas and beyond. TECO Energy’s other major subsidiary, TECO Coal, owns and operates coal-production facilities in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.