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Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (TAC)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

TransAlta has transformed itself from one of Canada's largest electric utilities into a global independent power producer with assets in Australia, Canada, and the US. The company has about about 8,950 MW of net operational generating capacity. It trades and markets electricity and gas in Canada and the US. Most of TransAlta's generating capacity is coal-fired; the rest comes from gas-fired, hydroelectric, and alternative-energy plants. TransAlta has sold its regulated distribution and transmission businesses to focus on power generation and marketing, primarily to... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   33 ratings


28% Approve of the CEO   14 ratings

TransAlta President & CEO Dawn Farrell

Dawn Farrell

President & CEO

Great Place to work

  Current Administrative Assistant in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)

Pros: Good, pay, friendly atmosphere, great people, Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Reviewed Jun 5, 2014

Interview Details – two people ask questions and try to find out if you can think on your feet. They want to see if you can get along in a group enviroment and how you handle pressure.Full Interview

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