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TransAlta Comments on Provincial Carbon Credit Regime

CALGARY, Alberta (December 8, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today responded favourably to details of the Government of Alberta’s determination to permit carbon credits to be earned by existing wind and...

TransAlta Announces Accelerated Transition to Clean Energy

CALGARY, Alberta (December 6, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved additional elements in the Company’s strategy to accelerate its transition to gas and...

TransAlta and Tidewater Midstream announce today a Letter of Intent to construct a Natural Gas Pipeline to TransAlta’s Facilities

CALGARY, Alberta (December 6, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) and Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. (“Tidewater”) (TSX: TWM) announced today that the two companies have entered into a Letter of...

TransAlta Opens the Pilbara’s Most Efficient Power Station

Lower GHG emissions and 30 per cent more electricity from the same fuel SOUTH HEDLAND, WA (November 27, 2017) - The Pilbara’s most efficient combined-cycle natural gas power station officially opened today in South Hedland, securing electricity supply to residents and...

TransAlta and TransAlta Renewables Respond to Notice of Termination for the South Hedland Power Purchase Agreement Received from Fortescue Metals Group

CALGARY, Alberta (November 13, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA, NYSE: TAC) and TransAlta Renewables Inc. (“TransAlta Renewables”) (TSX: RNW) announced today that TEC Hedland Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of TransAlta,...

TransAlta Reports In Line Third Quarter 2017 Results

CALGARY, Alberta (October 31, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today reported third quarter 2017 comparable EBITDA(1) of $245 million, funds from operations (“FFO”)(1) of $196 million, and free cash flow...

TransAlta Declares Dividends

CALGARY, Alberta (October 30, 2017) – The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per common share payable on January 1, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on...

Media Advisory: TransAlta Third Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call

CALGARY, Alberta (October 3, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will release its third quarter 2017 results after market close on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. A conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held...

Balancing Pool Provides Notice to Terminate the Sundance Alberta Power Purchase Arrangements

CALGARY, Alberta (September 18, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) announced today that it has received formal notice from the Balancing Pool for the termination of the Alberta Power Purchase Arrangements...

TransAlta Announces Conversion Results for Series E Preferred Shares

CALGARY, Alberta (September 17, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) announced today that after taking into account all election notices received by the September 15, 2017 deadline for the conversion of the...

Featured Articles

Spying on Peregrines

TransAlta is proud to be a major sponsor of the peregrine falcon camera initiative for our second year, helping the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) to stream live video from various nesting sites in Edmonton and area. This educational initiative...

New high-tech software leads to smarter water use

TransAlta develops innovative Hydro software to optimize water use Critical thinking generates innovation How can we achieve even more intelligent water use? That question led TransAlta’s Hydro group to develop a first-of-its-kind water management system....

Test driving careers

Three high school students had the opportunity to test drive potential future careers this summer at Coal and Mining. TransAlta partners with Careers: The Next Generation, and the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP), to employ summer students and...

Growing research and vegetation

Student study and research Land reclamation is an essential part of the mining process and one that TransAlta takes seriously. By restoring the land to similar pre-mining conditions, a boreal forest ecosystem will be able to sustain future life. Erika...

South Hedland achieves first-fire milestone

On August 2, TransAlta’s engineer, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor and project team successfully conducted the first fire testing on its simple cycle gas turbine, the first of the three gas turbines installed at the South Hedland power...

Bird’s eye view featuring peregrine falcons

TransAlta is proud to be a major sponsor of the peregrine falcon camera initiative, helping the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) to stream live video from web cameras set up at various peregrine falcon nesting sites in Edmonton and area. This...

TransAlta supports the Kainai Library

Helping increase literacy and programming on the Blood Tribe reserve The first of its kind Opening its doors in February 2013, the Kainai Library was the first of its kind in Canada — a public library right on a First Nation community. Located in...

Employees stepping up to help communities

TransAlta has no shortage of employees who spend their free time volunteering in their communities and last week was no exception. As the wildfires raged near TransAlta’s Alberta Coal and Mining operations near Duffield, Alberta, a group of employees lent...

One year of safe fuel delivery

Part of the process of generating safe, reliable power is making sure that the fuel for our power stations is delivered safely. We’re celebrating a full year of operations of the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline (FRGP), a joint venture project of TransAlta...

The end of an era: Cowley Ridge is decommissioned

Here’s how we get a 2,000 pound wind blade down 75 feet (approximately 24.5 meters). So far we have disassembled 17 turbines First and oldest The first and oldest commercial wind facility in Canada — Cowley Ridge, which began operating in 1993 — has...

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