TransAlta Corporation

TransAlta Corporation

February 20, 2008 17:51 ET

TransAlta President and CEO Steve Snyder to speak at the 11th Annual CIBC Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2008) - Steve Snyder, TransAlta Corporation's (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC), President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the 11th Annual CIBC Institutional Investor Conference in Whistler, British Columbia on Feb. 21, 2008 at approximately 8:00 am Pacific Time (11:00 am Eastern Time).

A link to the webcast and presentation slides will be available at the start of the presentation via TransAlta's website,, under Webcasts in the Investor Relations section. A recording of the webcast will also be available on the TransAlta website following the conference.

TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company focused on creating long-term shareholder value. We maintain a low-risk profile by operating a highly contracted portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Australia. Our focus is to efficiently operate our coal-fired, gas-fired, hydro and renewable facilities in order to provide our customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For nearly 100 years, we've been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities where we work and live.

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