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The Future of Clean Power

TransAlta is a leading renewable energy producer in Canada
Reclaimed land at the former Whitewood Mine  

Sustainability — A Competitive Advantage

Sustainability is more than a business strategy at TransAlta, it’s a competitive advantage. At TransAlta we place strategic focus on our environmental and social performance in order to balance our bottom line with our impact on people and the planet. This matters to our investors, to the communities we work with, to indigenous people and to our stakeholders. “We are on the leading edge here — very few companies put their financial, people, environmental and safety goals all together” Dawn Farrell, CEO. Since the early 1900’s and the dawn of the automobile, we’ve been generating reliable and affordable renewable power for Albertans. Our focus in long-term sustainability. Today we’re proud to be:

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Our Values

TransAlta was built by people with pride in the product we deliver and with a commitment to being a safe and responsible operator and community partner.

Our core values include:
Innovation, Respect, Loyalty, Accountability, Integrity, Safety and Leadership

These values are at the heart of our success.

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