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.
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.
- Company Type:Wholesale Power Marketer
- Headquarters:12th Avenue Southwest Station M
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M1
- CEO:Dawn Ferrell
Quick Facts About TransAlta
TransAlta generates 890,751 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 52nd largest total in the nation out of 3511 providers.
TransAlta is 345th in the US out of the 3511 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.
TransAlta is the 159th largest generator of electricity in the country out of 3511 suppliers, producing 6,268,220.02 megawatt hours.
TransAlta is 103rd out of 3511 suppliers in the United States for total megawatt hours produced from solar fields.
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.
TransAlta Energy Makeup
Power Plants Owned by TransAlta
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Transalta Centralia GenerationTransAlta (100.00%)
TransAlta Wyoming WindTransAlta (100.00%)
Big Level WindTransAlta (100.00%)
Lakeswind Power PartnersTransAlta (100.00%)
Antrim WindTransAlta (100.00%)
Freetown SolarTransAlta (100.00%)
Braley Road 2TransAlta (100.00%)
North BrookfieldTransAlta (100.00%)
|North Brookfield CDP||MA||Solar||4,500||434,215.54||96.49|
|Thurston County||WA||Conventional Hydroelectric||4,476||276,405.65||61.75|
TransAlta Fuel Makeup
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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.