Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach Florida

Address and phone number for Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station, a Power Plant, at Wyandotte Road, Apollo Beach FL.


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Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station
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13031 Wyandotte Road, Apollo Beach, Florida, 33572

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About Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station

Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station, located in Apollo Beach, FL, is an energy plant that converts energy into bulk electrical power. The Power Plant distributes electrical power to the Hillsborough County area electrical grid, which delivers it to electricity consumers.

You may contact Power Plants for questions about:
  • Types of Power Plants in Hillsborough County, FL
  • Apollo Beach power authority and electric companies
  • Electrical energy production
  • Power Plant tours and hours of operation
  • Renewable energy and pollution
Power Plant Facilities

Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station operates multiple facilities designed to produce electrical power for the Hillsborough County area. The Power Plant facilities must meet federal regulation standards to operate in Apollo Beach. The Power Plant works with local Power Authorities and Power Companies to deliver electricity to residential and commercial buildings in Apollo Beach.

Apollo Beach Power Authority

In Apollo Beach, the Power Plant works with the local Power Authority or Power District to deliver energy to customers. The Power Authority operates as a government agency, using revenues from the sale of electricity to support capital improvements and operations. The Florida and Apollo Beach governments grant the Power Authority a degree of autonomy because it is self-sustaining.

Regulation of Florida Power Plants

At the federal level, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulates Power Plants in the Hillsborough County area. The DOE regulates power generation and the distribution of electrical power. In addition, the DOE, federal agencies such as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) regulate Power Plants. Florida state agencies also regulate safety at Power Plants.

Visiting the Power Plant

Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, FL may be open to the public for visits. The Power Plant sets requirements for visits, including restricted hours and group visit policies. Visitors to the Power Plant can see some of the power generating facilities, learn about the history of the Power Plant, and visit a gallery to see dioramas, maps, and models of the Power Plant. Contact the Power Plant for more information about visiting.

Contact Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station

You may contact Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station, 13031 Wyandotte Road, Apollo Beach, Florida, 33572.