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Heartland Generation to be Acquired by TransAlta Corporation

Heartland Generation has entered into a share purchase agreement with TransAlta, pursuant to which TransAlta will acquire Heartland Generation and its entire business operations in Alberta and British Columbia. The combined portfolio of Heartland Generation and TransAlta is highly complementary and will play an essential role in providing clean, reliable power and grid stability, creating a strategic advantage for both our province and our industry in today’s evolving energy landscape.

Our 2022 ESG Report: Building a better bridge to a clean energy future

We are focused on the ongoing decarbonization and revitalization of our assets, supporting our local communities, and operating in a safe, socially responsible, and inclusive manner.

Heartland Generation receives funding from Alberta’s Hydrogen Centre of Excellence

Supporting hydrogen use in the electricity sector

Heartland Generation Donates Land Comprising of Big Knife Provincial Park to the Province of Alberta

Supporting conservation, sustainability, and the communities where we live and work.

Heartland Generation Selected by Government of Alberta to Evaluate a Carbon Sequestration Hub in Alberta

Heartland Generation is pleased to advance the company’s Battle River Carbon Hub (BRCH) project, an integrated energy solution.

ERA’s Carbon Capture Kickstart Program Awards Funding to Heartland Generation

With support from Emissions Reduction Alberta, we will assess the feasibility of implementing new low carbon technologies, including hydrogen, to further decarbonize and strengthen Alberta's electricity grid.

Heartland Generation Announces Completion of Off Coal Transitions at Battle River and Sheerness Generating Stations

Heartland Generation’s transition off coal is complete nearly a decade ahead of regulatory deadlines.


Providing Safe and Reliable Energy

Heartland Generation is one of Alberta’s largest power generators, supplying more than 2,660 MW (gross) of power for the benefit of industrial, commercial and residential consumers.

Our balanced portfolio of contracted and merchant facilities provides reliable and efficient baseload power, as well as dispatchable generation with the ability to meet peak electricity demand. At Heartland Generation, we are focused on building a better bridge to a clean energy future through our innovative decarbonization strategy. As the first large-scale power generator in Alberta to transition completely off coal and one of the largest cogeneration operators in the province, we are now driving toward further industry decarbonization and our goal of net zero by 2050.

We are actively pursuing new technologies, including the integration of carbon capture and sequestration, hydrogen production and hydrogen-fueled power generation and renewable opportunities. By utilizing our existing assets, we will further reduce emissions, generate clean, reliable electricity and continue our investment in the communities where we live and work.

Heartland Generation is owned by ECP, a leading investor across the energy transition, electrification and decarbonization infrastructure assets, including power generation, renewables and storage solutions, environmental infrastructure and sustainability, efficiency and reliability assets.

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Building a Better Bridge to a Clean Energy Future

We believe in an energy transition that is fair and just and we are committed to finding innovative solutions that extend the life of our existing assets, achieve deep decarbonization and create economic opportunities in rural communities.

Heartland Generation focuses on integrating ESG throughout our company and is aligned with the Paris Agreement and Canada's commitment to achieving net zero. We are bringing an innovative approach to accelerating the energy transition and building a better bridge to a clean energy future.



We are focused on decarbonizing while supporting our local communities and operating in a safe, socially responsible and inclusive manner.

Our approach to sustainability

Energy Transition

We are driving towards a clean energy future, while maintaining a reliable, cost-efficient power supply that benefits the industries and communities we serve.


Join Our Team

We believe our strength lies in our people. Our employees receive valuable work experience and competitive Total Rewards for their contributions and commitment to our company.