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The end of an era: Cowley Ridge is decommissioned

[breadcrumb] 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...

Air cooled condensers triumphantly make their way to South Hedland

[breadcrumb] Getting two massive 408 tonne pieces of equipment from China to our South Hedland, Western Australia construction site is no easy task. It takes a detailed plan and months of preparation to put this large job into action. TransAlta’s new 150 MW South...

Team spearheads innovative safety improvement

[breadcrumb] At a team meeting in late November, the rotating equipment engineering group heard from Danny Rowan, engineer in training, who wanted to talk about safety on the highway during the safety moment. (Safety moments happen at the beginning of every meeting of...

South Hedland power station achieves major construction milestone

[breadcrumb] The first of many major pieces of equipment arrived on the South Hedland site marking a construction milestone for the power station. The open cycle gas turbine was the first to arrive on site early in November, and it will be followed by two combined...

Transparency is key to being a leader in carbon disclosure

[breadcrumb] TransAlta only power generation company in Top 20 of Canada’s Climate Disclosure Leadership Index CALGARY, Alberta (November 6, 2015) - TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta") (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) is pleased to be recognized by the CDP (formerly known as the...