TransAlta is a wholesale power marketer, which means they sell electricity on the wholesale market. In 2020 TransAlta sold 100.00% of their disposition to other companies in the wholesale market. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they acquired via the wholesale market. This category comprises 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company. The supplier had $473,555,000 in total revenue for 2020 from electricity-related activities, all of which came from sales to the wholesale electricity market to end-users.

About TransAlta

The company is able to produce 4,476 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power facilities, which makes them the 183rd largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 3511 companies in the country. With 5,347,233.02 megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types, the supplier is the 146th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources out of 3511 companies in the country. The supplier produces a total of 5,341,412.9 megawatt hours from the burning of coal.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

TransAlta has about 85.21% of its electricity generated from Coal. Wind and Solar are also highly used fuel sources for the company, with 890,751 (14.21%) and 25,760 (0.41%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively.

TransAlta Overview

  • Company Type:Wholesale Power Marketer
  • Headquarters:12th Avenue Southwest Station M
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M1
    Canada
  • CEO:Dawn Ferrell

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Quick Facts About TransAlta

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TransAlta generates 890,751 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 52nd largest total in the nation out of 3511 providers.

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TransAlta is 345th in the US out of the 3511 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.

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TransAlta is the 159th largest generator of electricity in the country out of 3511 suppliers, producing 6,268,220.02 megawatt hours.

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TransAlta is 103rd out of 3511 suppliers in the United States for total megawatt hours produced from solar fields.

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The production of the megawatt hours sold by TransAlta led to a rise in CO2 pollution of 0.33% over the course of the past 12 months.

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Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
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TransAlta Energy Makeup

Power Plants Owned by TransAlta

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Transalta Centralia GenerationTransAlta (100.00%)
Lewis County WA Coal 5,347,233.025,701,807,234.161,066.31YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
TransAlta Wyoming WindTransAlta (100.00%)
Uinta County WY Wind 377,14010,674,596.3828.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Big Level WindTransAlta (100.00%)
Potter County PA Wind 266,5667,604,123.4928.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lakeswind Power PartnersTransAlta (100.00%)
Clay County MN Wind 164,7804,663,943.528.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Antrim CDP NH Wind 82,2652,349,185.5128.56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bristol County MA Solar 9,230890,615.3596.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Freetown SolarTransAlta (100.00%)
Bristol County MA Solar 7,480721,753.1496.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Braley Road 2TransAlta (100.00%)
Bristol County MA Solar 4,550439,032.9596.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
North BrookfieldTransAlta (100.00%)
North Brookfield CDP MA Solar 4,500434,215.5496.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Thurston County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 4,476276,405.6561.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

TransAlta Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
85.21%
WIND Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wind
Wind
14.21%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.41%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.07%

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TransAlta FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with TransAlta?

TransAlta owns or is associated with 10 power plants.

Who is the CEO of TransAlta?

TransAlta’s CEO is Dawn Ferrell.

What percentage of TransAlta’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with TransAlta generate 14.69% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for TransAlta?

The TransAlta phone number is (877) 700-9288.

What percentage of TransAlta’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with TransAlta produce 85.31% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11