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TECO Rebating April 2020 Chilled-Water, Steam Service Charges

Press Release Summary On May 6, 2020, Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) announced that it has rebated its customers for their April 2020 chilled-water and steam service charges – a total of $6.2 million. “TECO is based on a cooperative business model, working closely with the institutions...

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Winning the War for Talent

Summary Now, more than ever, operators need to do more with less. Increased demands on operations, decreased talent pools and tighter margins means our talent and their time are more precious than ever. TECO took a proactive approach to drive innovation, embracing a culture of change by...


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Timeline Wall Brings History to Life at TECO and Seal Time Capsule for 2044 Opening

TECO Press Release Summary History has come to life at TECO as we wrap up the 50th anniversary of our district energy system. TECO installed a timeline wall that reflects how the idea for the system took root and grew into the award-winning system it is today. Located at TECO’s Central...

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A Conversation with IDEA 2019 System of the Year Award Winner, TECO

Summary IDEA is pleased to host this informative webinar with 2019 IDEA System of the Year Award winner and long-time IDEA member Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) . With 120,170 tons of chilled-water capacity and 980,000 lb/hr of steam capacity, TECO serves the Texas Medical Center...

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Tours Thermal Energy Corporation

Business Wire Summary U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Thursday visited Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) to see first-hand the energy system that cools and heats buildings in the world’s largest medical complex – the Texas Medical Center. TECO was recently selected the #1 district energy...

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District Energy Space 2018 Awards at IDEA2019

Showcasing Industry Growth Around the World At its 110 th Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the International District Energy Association (IDEA) presented Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards to member organizations in North America and Beyond North America reporting “Most Customer...

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TECO wins international recognition

Maggie Galehouse, TMC News Summary The district energy system that cools and heats the Texas Medical Center won a top industry award in June. Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) brought home the 2019 System of the Year Award from the International District Energy Association (IDEA) ...

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Thermal Energy Corporation Wins 2019 System of the Year Award

System of the Year 2019 At its 110 th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the International District Energy Association (IDEA) presented the 2019 annual System of the Year Award to Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO), an IDEA member since 2000. Created in 1992, the...

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A story of preparedness and resolve

This article was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine. In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey turned its eye toward Houston, but Thermal Energy Corp. was ready. The weather forecasts in late August 2017 were dire. Meteorologists warned that coastal areas in...

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TECO Announces New Employees and Promotion

Press Release, Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) Houston-based Thermal Energy Corp. (TECO) recently announced two new employees and a promotion. Michael Manoucheri, PE, has joined the company as vice president, engineering and maintenance. He will be responsible for TECO’s plant...