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Hydro

TransAlta’s first power generation assets were hydroelectric facilities built in Alberta. Many continue to operate today, delivering clean, renewable power.

More Than A Century Of Hydro Experience

TransAlta has more than 100 years of experience in hydro generation. Our Horseshoe facility in Alberta, commissioned in 1911, is still running today. Our 27 hydro facilities have the capacity to deliver 936 megawatts (MW) of clean energy.

Alberta River Flows schedule | Reservoir and Lake Elevations

 

  • In case of water-related emergencies, call 911 or your local RCMP detachment.
  • If you need to report an emergency or safety issue with one of our hydro facilities, please call 1-877-967-2555.
  • If you have questions about the information on this page, please contact TransAlta Hydro Operations.
Akolkolex
Location: Revelstoke, BC Country: Canada MW: 10 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1995 View Details…
Appleton
Location: Almonte, ON Country: Canada MW: 1 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1994 View Details…
Barrier
Location: Seebe, AB Country: Canada MW: 13 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1947 View Details…
Bearspaw
Location: Calgary, AB Country: Canada MW: 17 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1954 View Details…
Belly River
Location: Glenwood, AB Country: Canada MW: 3 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Merchant Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1991 View Details…
Bighorn
Location: Nordegg, AB Country: Canada MW: 120 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1972 View Details…
Bone Creek
Location: Valemount, B.C. Country: Canada MW: 19 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 2011 View Details…
Brazeau
Location: Drayton Valley, AB Country: Canada MW: 355 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1965 View Details…
Cascade
Location: Banff, AB Country: Canada MW: 36 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1942 View Details…
Galetta
Location: Galetta, ON Country: Canada MW: 2 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1907 View Details…
Ghost
Location: Cochrane, AB Country: Canada MW: 54 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1929 View Details…
Horseshoe
Location: Seebe, AB Country: Canada MW: 14 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1911 View Details…
Interlakes
Location: Kananaskis, AB Country: Canada MW: 5 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1955 View Details…
Kananaskis
Location: Seebe, AB Country: Canada MW: 19 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1913 View Details…
Misema
Location: Englehart, ON Country: Canada MW: 3 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 2003 View Details…
Moose Rapids
Location: Sudbury, ON Country: Canada MW: 1 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1997 View Details…
Pingston
Location: Revelstoke, BC Country: Canada MW: 45 Ownership: 50% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 2003 View Details…
Pocaterra
Location: Kananaskis, AB Country: Canada MW: 15 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Merchant Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1955 View Details…
Ragged Chute
Location: New Liskeard, ON Country: Canada MW: 7 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1991 View Details…
Rundle
Location: Canmore, AB Country: Canada MW: 50 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1951 View Details…
Skookumchuck
Location: Centralia, WA Country: U.S. MW: 1 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1970 View Details…
Spray
Location: Canmore, AB Country: Canada MW: 112 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1951 View Details…
St. Mary
Location: Magrath, AB Country: Canada MW: 2 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Merchant Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1992 View Details…
Taylor
Location: Magrath, AB Country: Canada MW: 13 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Merchant Operator: Yes On-Stream: 2000 View Details…
Three Sisters
Location: Canmore, AB Country: Canada MW: 3 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Alberta PPA Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1951 View Details…
Upper Mamquam
Location: Squamish, BC Country: Canada MW: 25 Ownership: 100% Revenue: LTC Operator: Yes On-Stream: 2005 View Details…
Waterton
Location: Glenwood, AB Country: Canada MW: 3 Ownership: 100% Revenue: Merchant Operator: Yes On-Stream: 1992 View Details…