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Tampa Electric, Duke Energy Florida rank in top 10 for trust by local businesses

Published Jul. 2, 2019

TAMPA ⁠— Tampa Electric Co. and Duke Energy Florida were named "trusted business partners" in a survey of how much businesses trust their utilities. According to the survey conducted by behavior and analytics firm Escalent, Tampa Electric earned 775 points out of a possible 1000, ranking No. 6 for utilities in the South, while Duke Energy had 769 points, ranking No. 7 in the region.

"It's a privilege to provide our business customers with safe, reliable, affordable and clean electricity," said Monica Whiting, Tampa Electric's vice president of customer experience. "We work hard each and every day to be easy to do business with, offering our customers energy options, tailored solutions and innovative programs. We are honored they consider us a Trusted Business Partner."

Florida Power & Light ranked No. 3 (789 points) in the southern region. The average score of all 78 utilities included was 744 points.

Contact Malena Carollo at or (727) 892-2249. Follow @malenacarollo.


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