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TransAlta Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

CALGARY, Alberta (May 5, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today reported first quarter 2017 comparable EBITDA(1) of $274 million, funds from operations (“FFO”)(1) of $203 million, and free cash flow...
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TransAlta Corporation Announces Results of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Election of all Directors

CALGARY, Alberta (April 20, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) ("TransAlta" or the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 20, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.  A total of 126,567,006 common shares, representing 43.96% of the...
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TransAlta Board Approves Plan for Accelerating Transition to Clean Power in Alberta

CALGARY, Alberta (April 19, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a strategy to accelerate the transition of the Company to gas and renewables...
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TransAlta Declares Dividends

CALGARY, Alberta (April 19, 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 July 1, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1,...
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Media Advisory: TransAlta Corporation Annual Meeting of Shareholders, First Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call

CALGARY, Alberta (April 7, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. MT (12:00 p.m. ET) in the Palomino Room (E-H) at the BMO Centre (Stampede...
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TransAlta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

CALGARY, Alberta (March 3, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results.  Comparable EBITDA(1) for the fourth quarter 2016 was $374 million...
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TransAlta Corporation Determines Not to Proceed with Preferred Share Exchange

CALGARY, Alberta (February 10, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: TA, NYSE: TAC) announced today that it is not proceeding with the previously announced transaction pursuant to which all the currently outstanding first...
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Media Advisory: TransAlta Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results and Conference Call

CALGARY, Alberta (February 2, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results before market open on Friday, March 3, 2017. A conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held for...
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TransAlta Announces Sale of Interest in Wintering Hills Facility

CALGARY, Alberta (January 26, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta”) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) has announced the sale of its 51 per cent interest in the Wintering Hills merchant wind facility for approximately $61 million. Proceeds from the sale will be...
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TransAlta Corporation Files Management Information Circular Relating to the Proposed Preferred Share Exchange and Announces Adjustment to Series A Offer Premium

CALGARY, Alberta (January 16, 2017) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: TA, NYSE: TAC) announced today that it has filed a Management Information Circular (the “Information Circular”) with respect to the previously announced...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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