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US-based power producer InterGen has acquired the 252MW Campeche facility and the 259MW Chihuahua facility, both in Mexico, from TransAlta for $303.5 million. The transaction was funded by a combination of InterGen equity and limited recourse debt.
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC) (Calgary, Alberta) utilities officials and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) (Washington, D.C.) are currently in labor disputes that could delay planned maintenance outages at three of the company's major power plants in Alberta.
Canadian power generator and wholesaler TransAlta has reported that net earnings for the second quarter of 2008 were C$47 million or C$0.24 per share, compared to C$57 million or C$0.28 per share in the second quarter of 2007.
Canadian power generation and wholesale marketing company TransAlta has announced that Stephen Baum has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr Baum is a retired chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy. Prior to that, he was president and vice chairman of Sempra Energy.
Canada's Minister of the Environment, John Baird, today announced the appointment of Robert Page as chair of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). This appointment is effective immediately. "Mr.
Luminus Management, LLC and LS Power (collectively "Luminus Group"), TransAlta Corporation's (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) (the "Company") largest shareholder with approximately 8% of the Company's outstanding shares, today announced that it has nominated four highly qualified individuals for election to TransAlta's Board of Directors at the Company's 2008 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 22, 2008.
TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) today announced plans to design, build and operate a 66-megawatt (MW) wind power project in southern Alberta. The capital cost of the project is estimated at $115 million. Commercial operations are expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Washington state's top polluter isn't a pulp mill, a power plant or refinery. It's the newly awakened Mount St. Helens. Since the volcano began erupting in early October, it has been pumping out 50 to 250 tons a day of sulfur dioxide, the lung-stinging gas that causes acid rain and contributes to haze.