Introduced a new senior leadership team, including Dawn Farrell as President and CEO and Ambassador Gordon Giffin as Chair of the Board of Directors.
Commissioned our new Keephills 3 facility, one of Canada’s largest and most advanced cleaner-coal facilities, and our 19 megawatt (MW) Bone Creek hydro facility. Advanced our New Richmond wind facility, scheduled for commercial operation in late 2012.
Progressed with planning our new 700 MW gas-fired Sundance 7 generating facility, and announced our intent to build Sundance 8 & 9.
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire signed the TransAlta Energy Transition Bill into law on April 29, 2011. The signing of the bill represents significant collaboration around the common goal of reducing emissions from energy production without unduly disrupting the local economy.
Contributed to the global body of knowledge on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) through the front-end engineering and design phase of Project Pioneer.