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About Energy Consulting

More predictable energy budgets, lower financial risks and improved cost stability are what TECO Partners delivers every day to its Energy Consulting clients like you.

Our dedicated team has more than 55 combined years of experience rooted solely in energy, so it's no wonder property managers, manufacturers, laundry operators, hospitality providers and medical institutions turn to TECO Partners.

Since 2007, clients have secured favorable supply pricing, locked-in commodity costs to avoid price spikes and fluctuations, reduced energy spend, effectively managed consumption and improved financial performance.
Your customized solution can include:

  • Risk Management
  • Budget and Forecasting
  • Market Monitoring and Alerts
  • Market Updates
  • Supply Procurement
  • Bill Review
  • Reporting
  • Budget Tools
Energy Consulting Team
Kevin Nordlund

Kevin Nordlund, C.E.M., C.E.P.
Energy Manager
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Kevin became a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) through the Association of Energy Engineers in 2008. He is committed to bringing cost-effective energy management solutions to hospitality, healthcare, commercial, institutional and industrial clients.

With TECO Energy since 1997, Kevin brings more than 15 years of energy supply management expertise to our team. He has held a variety of management, sales and marketing roles in both the regulated and unregulated sides of the utility business. Prior to joining TECO, he managed several propane distribution outlets for a major propane supply company serving both residential and commercial markets. Kevin enjoys boating, fishing, biking and spending time with his wife and two children.

 

Victoria Bernal

Victoria Bernal
Energy Manager
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Victoria spent six years in the Regulatory Affairs department of Peoples Gas before joining the TECO Partners team as an Energy Manager in 2011. She has experience with all aspects of the utility gas business, particularly with serving commercial and industrial customers. Victoria also has experience in managing the energy conservation program for Peoples Gas, communicating with the Public Service Commission, analyzing utility rates, as well as database and website management.

Victoria manages the energy reporting software system for our Energy Consulting business. She remains focused on providing the highest level of service to commercial and industrial clients.

 

Jeanette Knight

Jeanette Knight, B.E.P
Energy Manager
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Jeanette has over 20 years of utility experience with TECO Energy, working in both the electric and gas businesses. Her past experiences are in a wide variety of areas including customer service, energy conservation, utility taxes, and fuel procurement and transportation for natural gas, propane and solid fuels.

She joined the TECO Partners team as an Energy Manager in 2013 and became certified as a Business Energy Professional (BEP) through the Association of Energy Engineers in 2014. She is devoted to staying current with the marketplace and finding the best energy solutions for commercial and industrial clients. Jeanette is a Tampa native and enjoys spending time participating in outdoors activities with her husband and family.

 

Jason Benik

Jason Benik
Energy Manager
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Jason has been with TECO Energy since 1999, with responsibilities in the Customer Contact Center and Human Resources. He joined the TECO Partners team as an Energy Manager in 2013. His time in the Contact Center allowed him to refine his customer service skills, a point of personal pride. Within HR, Jason honed his computer skills and focused on managing his time and leading projects for the better of the company.

With TECO Partners, Jason works closely with national account clients. He has built great rapport with 3rd party marketers across the nation to procure natural gas and electric contract rates in deregulated markets. Jason helps manage the energy reporting software system for our Energy Consulting business, and remains focused on providing the highest level of service to commercial and industrial clients.

With a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Eckerd College, Jason is currently pursuing his Business Energy Professional (BEP) certification from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). A native of the Tampa Bay area, Jason and his family of five enjoy boating, fishing, and scuba diving.