Coal plan needs a lot more work

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Coal plan needs a lot more work

This article first appeared in the Financial Post on June 24, 2010.

Steve Snyder - President and CEO
June 24, 2010

This article first appeared in the Financial Post on June 24, 2010.

TransAlta offers perspectives about power generation to Adna students

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TransAlta offers perspectives about power generation to Adna students

When Adna teacher Teresa Ramirez went looking for ways to teach her classes about balancing economic needs of the nation and local community with the needs of the environment, along with the demands of the state and federal government, she approached TransAlta.

June 23, 2010
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TransAlta responds to the federal government’s recent policy announcement on coal-fired electricity generation

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TransAlta responds to the federal government’s recent policy announcement on coal-fired electricity generation

CALGARY, ALBERTA (June 23, 2010) - TransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) responded today to the federal government’s recent policy announcement mandating the phased end of coal-fired electricity generation in Canada.

June 23, 2010
TransAlta Corporation responded today to the federal government’s recent policy announcement mandating the phased end of coal-fired electricity generation in Canada.

A letter from Lou Florence about TransAlta welcoming the finalized agreement with the Washington State Department of Ecology

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Centralia Update

It’s time to clear the air about emissions from the Centralia plant

Dear community member,

TransAlta appoints Brett Gellner chief financial officer

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TransAlta appoints Brett Gellner chief financial officer

CALGARY, ALBERTA (June 18, 2010) – Steve Snyder, president and chief executive officer of TransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC), today announced that Brett Gellner has been appointed chief financial officer. Mr. Gellner succeeds Brian Burden, who has made a personal decision to retire from the company. Mr. Burden will assist Mr. Gellner with the transition through September 30, 2010.

June 18, 2010
Brett Gellner has been appointed chief financial officer. Mr. Gellner succeeds Brian Burden, who has made a personal decision to retire from the company. Mr. Burden will assist Mr. Gellner with the transition through September 30, 2010.

45th EEI Financial Conference

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45th EEI Financial Conference

TransAlta's Chief Financial Officer, Brett Gellner, will be speaking at the 45th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference in Palm Desert, California on November 2, 2010 at approximately 8:15 a.m. PST, 9:15 a.m. MST.

Link to the webcast here.

A recording of the webcast will also be available here following the conference.

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November 2, 2010

Canaccord Infrastructure Conference

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Canaccord Infrastructure Conference

TransAlta's Chief Operating Officer, Dawn Farrell, will be attending the Canaccord Infrastructure Conference in Toronto held on September 9, 2010.

Event Date: 
September 9, 2010

TransAlta named for the second consecutive year to 2010 Jantzi list of Canada's 50 most responsible corporations

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TransAlta named for the second consecutive year to 2010 Jantzi list of Canada's 50 most responsible corporations

CALGARY, ALBERTA (June 14, 2010) - TransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today announced it has been named for the second consecutive year to the Jantzi list of the 50 most responsible corporations in Canada for 2010. The list is compiled by Jantzi Research Inc., an independent investment research firm that evaluates and monitors the social and environmental performance of companies.

June 14, 2010
TransAlta Corporation today announced it has been named for the second consecutive year to the Jantzi list of the 50 most responsible corporations in Canada for 2010.

TransAlta declares force majeure for its Sundance 3 thermal power plant

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TransAlta declares force majeure for its Sundance 3 thermal power plant

CALGARY, Alberta (June 7 , 2010) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today announced it has declared force majeure due to the mechanical failure of critical generator components at its 353 megawatt (MW) Sundance 3 thermal plant located in Wabamun, Alberta. The Sundance 3 unit is expected to be back in service by June 20, running at a reduced capability estimated at 330 MW. The actual capability of the unit will be determined once on-line testing is completed.

June 7, 2010
TransAlta Corporation today announced it has declared force majeure due to the mechanical failure of critical generator components at its 353 megawatt (MW) Sundance 3 thermal plant located in Wabamun, Alberta.

A letter from Lou Florence about the NOx emissions agreement between TransAlta and the Washington State Department of Ecology

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Centralia Update

It’s time to clear the air about emissions from the Centralia plant

Dear community member,

Earlier this month, the Washington State Department of Ecology released details of the agreement between TransAlta and the State regarding nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission controls at the Centralia plant. The signing of the agreement is the final step in a process that started in 2008 and we welcome it as another positive move toward real emissions reductions that benefit our environment and community.