TransAlta declares dividend
CALGARY, Alberta (April 25, 2007) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today declared a dividend of $0.25 per share on common shares payable July 1, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business June 1, 2007.
TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. We maintain a low-risk profile by operating a highly contracted portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Australia. Our focus is to efficiently operate our coal-fired, gas-fired, hydro and renewable facilities in order to provide our customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities where we work and live.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the business and anticipated financial performance of TransAlta Corporation. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Some of the factors that could cause such differences include legislative or regulatory developments, competition, global capital markets activity, changes in prevailing interest rates, currency exchange rates, inflation levels and general economic conditions in geographic areas where TransAlta Corporation operates.
All currency is expressed in Canadian dollars except where noted.
For more information:
Phone: (403) 267-7208
Director, Investor Relations
Phone: (403) 267-7622
Fax: (403) 267-2590