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News Energy General Sustainability Technology
December 8, 2020  

TransAlta acquires a stake in EMG and its wastewater technology

PurEffluent produces a biogas stream that can be used as fuel to generate electricity.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

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.

News Energy General
October 1, 2020  

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.

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 29, 2014  

TransAlta to build $580M power station in W. Australia

Will supply Horizon’s customers in the Pilbara region, Fortescue’s port operations.

News Energy Production
April 16, 2014  

TransAlta is preferred bidder for $565M Australian power plant

Calgary energy firm will be the owner, operator of 125-MW gas-fired facility.

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
January 15, 2014  

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.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
October 22, 2013  

TransAlta Renewables to acquire $102M interest in Wyoming wind farm

Indirectly acquiring the asset from an affiliate of NexEra Energy Resources.

News Business Operations Technology
September 5, 2013  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
March 28, 2013  

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.

News General
March 13, 2013  

TransAlta’s wind farm plugs into Quebec grid

Installation adds 68 megawatts of renewable energy.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
January 2, 2013  

Economics make carbon capture unfeasible: TransAlta boss

Project Pioneer capture plant cancelled after oil extraction methods improved.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
October 31, 2012  

TransAlta cuts 165 jobs to boost growth

Power producer expect to save up to $30 million by 2014.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
May 18, 2012  

$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.

News General
November 16, 2011  

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.