TransAlta closes $275 million sale of preferred shares

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TransAlta closes $275 million sale of preferred shares

CALGARY, Alberta November 30, 2011 – TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) today announced it has completed its public offering of 11,000,000 Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C Shares”) at a price of $25.00 per Series C Share.

November 30, 2011

TransAlta Increases Previously Announced Bought Deal Financing of Preferred Shares to $275 Million

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TransAlta Increases Previously Announced Bought Deal Financing of Preferred Shares to $275 Million

CALGARY, Alberta (November 22, 2011) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) has increased its previously announced bought deal financing to $275 million. TransAlta Corporation has agreed to issue to a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC, RBC Capital Markets and Scotia Capital Inc. for distribution to the public 11,000,000 Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C Shares”). The Series C Shares will be issued at a price of $25.00 per Series C Share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $275 million.

November 22, 2011

TransAlta to Issue $200 Million of Preferred Shares

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TransAlta to Issue $200 Million of Preferred Shares

CALGARY, Alberta, November 22, 2011 – TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) announced today that it has agreed to issue to a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC, RBC Capital Markets and Scotia Capital Inc. for distribution to the public 8,000,000 Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C Shares”). The Series C Shares will be issued at a price of $25.00 per Series C Share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $200 million.

November 22, 2011

2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference

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2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference

Brett Gellner, TransAlta Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer, will participate at Scotia Capital’s 2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference in Toronto on November 17, 2011. The webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST, 7:00 a.m. MST.

A link to the webcast will be available here.

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November 17, 2011

TransAlta to participate at the 2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference

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TransAlta to participate at the 2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference

CALGARY, Alberta (Nov. 14, 2011) – Brett Gellner, TransAlta Corporation’s (TSX:TA; NYSE:TAC) Chief Financial Officer, will participate at Scotia Capital’s 2011 Canadian Energy Infrastructure Investing Conference in Toronto on November 17, 2011. The webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST, 7:00 a.m. MST.

A link to the webcast will be available here.

November 14, 2011

Hon. Jim Prentice as keynote at the 2011 PowerTalk Series

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Hon. Jim Prentice as keynote at the 2011 PowerTalk Series

Back by popular demand, TransAlta hosted its 2nd Annual PowerTalk Series on Tuesday, November 1 at headquarters in Calgary, AB. Designed as an educational forum for our customers to learn about power, gas and crude markets and how the economy, government and energy industries impact their bottom line; this year’s theme focused on The State of Canada’s Energy Economy (national, provincial and industry perspectives).

Special guests included:

November 4, 2011
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Edison Electric Institute’s 46th Annual Finance Conference

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Edison Electric Institute’s 46th Annual Finance Conference

Brett Gellner, TransAlta Corporation's Chief Financial Officer, will speak at Edison Electric Institute’s 46th Annual Finance Conference in Orlando, Florida on November 8, 2011 at approximately 10:30 a.m. EST, 8:30 a.m. MST.

A link to the presentation will be available via TransAlta’s website here following the conference.

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November 8, 2011

TransAlta to speak at Edison Electric Institute’s 46th Annual Finance Conference

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TransAlta to speak at Edison Electric Institute’s 46th Annual Finance Conference

Brett Gellner, TransAlta's Chief Financial Officer, will speak at Edison Electric Institute's 46th Annual Finance Conference in Orlando, Florida on November 8, 2011 at approximately 10:30 a.m. EST, 8:30 a.m. MST.

A link to the presentation will be available via TransAlta’s website here following the conference.

November 1, 2011

TransAlta 2011 Investor Day Conference

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TransAlta 2011 Investor Day Conference

CALGARY, Alberta (Nov. 1, 2011) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will host its annual Investor Day on Thursday, November 3 in Toronto from 9 a.m. to noon (Eastern). Presenters include Steve Snyder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dawn Farrell, Chief Operating Officer, Brett Gellner, Chief Financial Officer, and other members of TransAlta’s executive team.

November 1, 2011

TransAlta announces strong third quarter results

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TransAlta announces strong third quarter results
  • Q3 2011 comparable earnings per share(1) increased $0.09 or 50 per cent to $0.27
  • Comparable EBITDA(1) increased $29 million or 13 per cent to $246 million
  • Achieved commercial operations at 450 MW (225 MW net) Keephills Unit 3 facility 
  • 68 MW New Richmond wind farm in Quebec remains on track

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October 28, 2011