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News Energy Manufacturing General
March 17, 2020  

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.

News Oil & Gas General
October 2, 2019  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 21, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
May 4, 2016  

Tight timeline for coal phase out report worries TransAlta CEO

Wants clarification re: incentives to build alternatives power sources such as natural gas.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 28, 2016  

Alberta, TransAlta reach deal on flood, drought protection

Water levels to be altered at hydroelectric sites to prevent flooding in Calgary area.

News General Sustainability
November 24, 2015  

TransAlta Renewables gets $200M from AIMCo

Investing $540 million in cogeneration plant, wind farm and hydro facility in Ontario and Quebec.

News General
November 18, 2015  

TransAlta raises risk with shift from coal

Alberta electricity utility warns of Ontario style rate hikes.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 11, 2015  

No taxpayer payout for ending Alberta coal power

Pembina Institute study says power generators have recouped their investments.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
October 30, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2015  

TransAlta offers $56M for electricity price fixing case

If approved, money go to the government’s general revenue fund, not to ratepayers.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 30, 2015  

TransAlta plans outages review after AUC ruling

Alberta Utilities Commission said the utility deliberately triggered outages at power plants to raise electricity rates.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 29, 2015  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 28, 2015  

TransAlta buys US solar, wind projects $75.8M

Deal provides 71 megawatts of power generation from Rockland Capital affiliate in Massachusetts.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 28, 2015  

TransAlta timed outages to drive up prices: AUC

Alberta Utilities Commission says shutdowns of power plants could have been deferred to off-peak times.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 21, 2015  

TransAlta withdraws Peace River hydro plan

Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.