Tampa Electric supplies electricity to Tampa and the surrounding regions in Florida. The company is a part of TECO Energy and services more than 687,000 customers in the area. It has four electric plants in service with a combined generation capacity of 4700 MW
Tampa Electric Bill Pay Options
Tampa Electric offers the following options for its customers to pay their monthly bills –
E-bill: This is a fast, free and secure payment method through which you can view and pay your electric bills online.
You can pay using your checking account or savings account. You will have to first register for an online account to start using this option. For people who are looking for a 24 hour payment option, this is it. You can sign up through the following link using your Tampa customer account number and your meter number – https://secure3.billerweb.com/tec/enr.do
Just Pay It: This is another online payment option through which you can pay your bills. Payments can be made using your VISA, Discover, MasterCard or American Express credit cards or by using your personal check. Since this is a third party payment option, thee is a convenience fee of $4.95 per transaction and the maximum amount that can be paid per transaction is limited to $500. To use Just Pay It, visit – https://gate.link2gov.com/teco/
Auto Draft: Under this option, you authorize Tampa Electric to deduct your monthly bill amount from your checking account or savings account. This payment mechanism does not involve any of the hassles usually associated with paying a bill – once you authorize the bank, you will never have to worry about paying your bills on time. You will be receiving a bill approximately 11 to 20 days prior to the deduction.
By Mail: You can also pay through mail if you prefer. Just send your checks or money orders to –
Tampa Electric Company,
PO Box 31318,
Tampa, Florida 33631-3318
When paying through check, ensure that your bank account has sufficient funds to honor the check. If your check returns to the company, then you will be charged $25 for the returned check.
Pay Centers: You can also pay your bills through any of the authorized payment agents of the company. To locate a pay center near you, visit – http://tampaelectric.com/residential/payyourbill/paymentlocations/
Bank Online: You can also check if your bank provides an online payment facility. If so, you are also free to pay your bill using that option. You may be charged a service fee depending on your bank’s policies.
If you do not pay your electricity bills on time, then the company will charge you a late payment fee at $5 or 1.5% of the due amount, whichever is higher. If you are having difficulties in paying your bills, you can contact customer service. They can move the due date to give you more time to pay your bill or they can make a payment arrangement wherein your total due amount will be divided into small installments so that you can easily pay it over a period of time.
For any further questions regarding billing or payment, you can call the Tampa Electric customer care service at 1-888-223-0800