TransAlta acquires a stake in EMG and its wastewater technology
PurEffluent produces a biogas stream that can be used as fuel to generate electricity.
Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas
Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.
TransAlta, Tidewater selling Pioneer Pipeline to Atco instead of TC Energy
Includes 131 kilometres of operating pipeline that runs from west of Drayton Valley to west of Edmonton.
TransAlta acquires a 29 MW cogeneration plant in Michigan
Plant is contracted under a long-term power purchase and steam sale agreements for six years.
TransAlta to build steam and power plant at SemCAMS natural gas facility
All of the steam produced at the facility and about half of the electricity is to be sold to SemCAMS under a 13-year fixed price contract.
TransAlta to phase out coal power years ahead of government deadline
Will shut down 560 megawatts of generation from Sundance Unit 1 and 2 by the start of 2018.
Tight timeline for coal phase out report worries TransAlta CEO
Wants clarification re: incentives to build alternatives power sources such as natural gas.
Alberta, TransAlta reach deal on flood, drought protection
Water levels to be altered at hydroelectric sites to prevent flooding in Calgary area.
TransAlta Renewables gets $200M from AIMCo
Investing $540 million in cogeneration plant, wind farm and hydro facility in Ontario and Quebec.
TransAlta raises risk with shift from coal
Alberta electricity utility warns of Ontario style rate hikes.
No taxpayer payout for ending Alberta coal power
Pembina Institute study says power generators have recouped their investments.
Alberta Utilities Commission approves $56M settlement in TransAlta case
The penalty for deliberately timing outages at power plants is the largest of its kind in Canadian history.
TransAlta offers $56M for electricity price fixing case
If approved, money go to the government’s general revenue fund, not to ratepayers.
TransAlta plans outages review after AUC ruling
Alberta Utilities Commission said the utility deliberately triggered outages at power plants to raise electricity rates.
Utility watchdog welcomes AUC decision on TransAlta
Chandler calls it a huge win for Albertans who deserve to benefit from a fair, efficient, openly competitive market.
TransAlta buys US solar, wind projects $75.8M
Deal provides 71 megawatts of power generation from Rockland Capital affiliate in Massachusetts.
TransAlta timed outages to drive up prices: AUC
Alberta Utilities Commission says shutdowns of power plants could have been deferred to off-peak times.
TransAlta withdraws Peace River hydro plan
Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.
TransAlta to build $580M power station in W. Australia
Will supply Horizon’s customers in the Pilbara region, Fortescue’s port operations.
TransAlta is preferred bidder for $565M Australian power plant
Calgary energy firm will be the owner, operator of 125-MW gas-fired facility.
TransAlta, Australian firm partner up to build gas pipeline
Calgary-based utility will have a 43% stake in the Fortescue River Gas Pipeline joint-venture.
TransAlta Renewables to acquire $102M interest in Wyoming wind farm
Indirectly acquiring the asset from an affiliate of NexEra Energy Resources.
Doctors citing health problems demand Alberta phase out coal plants
TransAlta Utilities says 2006 university study found no health difference in people living near plants.
TransAlta expects little financial impact from Alberta power plant outage
Energy company is working with generator manufacturer to bring 395-megawatt plant back into service.
TransAlta’s wind farm plugs into Quebec grid
Installation adds 68 megawatts of renewable energy.
Economics make carbon capture unfeasible: TransAlta boss
Project Pioneer capture plant cancelled after oil extraction methods improved.
TransAlta cuts 165 jobs to boost growth
Power producer expect to save up to $30 million by 2014.
$14.5M for Husky Energy carbon capture project
Husky Energy has received a $14.5 million investment from the federal government for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at an ethanol plant in Lloydminster, Sask.
Edmonton’s Genesee 3 power plant on shutdown
An unplanned outage at the Genesee 3 power plant near Edmonton is expected to last five weeks, said plant operator Capital Power Corp.