TransAlta declares dividends

TransAlta declares dividends 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- The Board of
Directors of TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) today declared
a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share on common shares payable on
April 1, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business
March 1, 2013.  
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared a
quarterly dividend of $0.2875 per share on TransAlta's issued and
outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares,
Series A, payable on March 31, 2013 to shareholders of record at the
close of business March 1, 2013. 
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared a
quarterly dividend of $0.2875 per share on TransAlta's issued and
outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares,
Series C, payable on March 31, 2013 to shareholders of record at the
close of business March 1, 2013. 
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared a
quarterly dividend of $0.3125 per share on TransAlta's issued and
outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares,
Series E, payable on March 31, 2013 to shareholders of record at the
close of business March 1, 2013. 
All currency is expressed in Canadian dollars except where noted. 
TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company
focused on creating long-term shareholder value. TransAlta maintains
a low-to-moderate risk profile by operating a highly contracted
portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States and Australia.
TransAlta's focus is to efficiently operate geothermal, wind, hydro,
natural gas and coal facilities in order to provide customers with a
reliable, low-cost source of power. For over 100 years, TransAlta has
been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the
communities in which it works and lives. TransAlta has been selected
by Jantzi-Sustainalytics as one of Canada's Top 50 Socially
Responsible Companies since 2009 and is recognized globally for its
leadership on sustainability and corporate responsibility standards
by FTSE4Good. TransAlta is Canada's largest investor-owned renewable
energy provider.
Contacts:
TransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiries:
Jess Nieukerk
Director, Investor Relations
1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.
investor_relations@transalta.com 
TransAlta Corporation - Media inquiries:
Stacey Hatcher
Senior Corporate Relations Advisor
Cell: 587-216 2242 or Toll-free media number: 1-855-255-9184
Alternate local number: 403-267-2540
 
 
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