Registration - In-house Corporation

TransAlta Corporation / Dawn Farrell, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Registration Information
In-house Corporation name: TransAlta Corporation
Previous in-house corporation names
Responsible Officer Name: Dawn Farrell, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-22
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 815094-5208
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 162

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 25

Version 6 of 29 (2008-03-04 to 2008-09-08)

Version 6 of 29 (2008-03-04 to 2008-09-08) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: TransAlta
PO Box 1900, Station M
110-12th Ave SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 2M1
Canada
Telephone number: 403-267-2070
Fax number:  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Stephen Snyder, President & CEO  
Description of activities: TransAlta is an electricity generation and wholesale marketing company.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: TransAlta Cogeneration Ltd
PO Box 1900, Stn M
110 - 12th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 2M1

TransAlta Energy Corporation
PO 1900, Stn M
110 - 12th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 2M1

TransAlta Power Ltd
PO Box 1900, Stn M
110 - 12th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 2M1

TransAlta Utilities Corporation
PO Box 1900
110-12th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
Canada T2P 2M1

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another person or organization with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
 
Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the corporation's last completed financial year: 2006-12-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Government of Alberta, Alberta Innovation $1,435,000.00
Natural Resources Canada, Wind Power Production Incentive $3,508,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: William Bridge
Position title: EVP, Generation Technology
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jason Edworthy
Position title: Managing Director, TransAlta Wind
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jeff Gaulin
Position title: Director, Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen snyder
Position title: CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Steve Snyder
Position title: President and CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ken Stickland
Position title: Executive Vice President, Legal
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Don Wharton
Position title: Director, Sustainable Development
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Environment Canada, Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of Parliament, Members of the House of Commons, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Energy, Environment, Industry, Infrastructure
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Meetings with Environment Canada and Natural Resources Canada officials with regards to climate change, clean coal technology, wind power and the development of an Integrated CO2 Network (ICON). Meetings with Members of Parliament on climate change. Meetings with Members of Parliament, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada and various Ministers on the Clean Air Act.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Meetings with Environment Canada and Natural Resources Canada officials with regards to climate change, clean coal technology, wind power, the development of an Integrated CO2 Network (ICON) and potentially Industry Canada officials with regards to Border Infrastructure Fund. Meetings with Members of Parliament and political staff on the above matters. Meetings with Members of Parliament, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada and various Ministers on climate change and the Regulatory Framework for Air Emissions.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Border Infrastructure Fund
Bill or Resolution Clean Air Act
Policy or Program climate change and clear air policy
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit potential funding for clean coal technology research and development and the development of an Integrated CO2 Network (ICON)
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Wind Power Production Incentive




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