John B. Ramil is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of TECO Energy. Ramil joined TECO Energy in March 1976 as a cooperative education student while attending the University of South Florida, where he received his bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering in 1978 and 2000, respectively. In 1978, Ramil started working full-time for TECO Energy in their environmental department. During his over 35-year career with TECO Energy, he has held several leadership positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer of TECO Energy. In this interview, Ramil discusses the role of TECO Energy in maintaining and improving the Tampa Bay environment. He talks about TECO Energy's extensive history of water and air quality initiatives, including its 2015 Edison award-winning wastewater treatment system at its Polk Power Station. He describes several technological innovations that have improved both the water and air quality of Tampa Bay. Ramil emphasizes TECO Energy's commitment to environmentally responsible energy and its exploration of clean and renewable energy alternatives.
Sewage, Renewable energy sources, Oral history, Online audio
1 sound file ( 33 minutes) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;
Sewage; Renewable energy sources
Oral histories; Interviews
Ramil, John; Hodgson, Ann B; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; and University of South Florida -- Tampa Library, "John Ramil oral history interview" (2015). The Tampa Bay Estuary: An Oral History of Community Collaboration to Restore Ecological Integrity. 19.