TransAlta Corporation

TransAlta Corporation

November 17, 2008 11:43 ET

TransAlta to speak at Scotia Capital's Electron Day Conference

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2008) - Steve Snyder, TransAlta Corporation's (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC), President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at Scotia Capital's Electron Day Conference in Toronto on Nov. 20 at approximately 10:45 a.m. EST.

A link to the webcast 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 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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