Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

August 14, 2015




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Florida   1-8180   59-2052286

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

identification No.)

702 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (813) 228-1111



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Section 1 – Registrant’s Business and Operations

Item 1.02: Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement

On August 14, 2015, TECO Energy’s subsidiary, TECO Diversified, Inc. delivered a notice to Cambrian Coal Corporation terminating the Securities Purchase Agreement regarding the sale of TECO Coal dated as of October 17, 2014, as amended, effective as of 5 pm EST on Friday August 21, 2015. As previously reported, the agreement was terminable by either party. The company remains committed to exiting the coal business, and is continuing to have discussions with interested parties, including Cambrian Coal Corporation, in order to complete the exit of this business.

The TECO Coal segment was accounted for as discontinued operations beginning in the third quarter of 2014 and, as previously reported, was written down to a carrying value of zero as of June 30, 2015.

Section 8 – Other Events

Item 8.01: Other Events

The information provided in Item 1.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 17, 2015       TECO ENERGY, INC.

/s/ Charles A. Attal III

      Charles A. Attal III
      Senior Vice President-General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer