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Press release from Marketwire

TransAlta 2011 Investor Day Conference

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

TransAlta 2011 Investor Day Conference11:05 EDT Tuesday, November 01, 2011CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2011) - TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) will host its annual Investor Day on Thursday, November 3 in Toronto from 9 a.m. to noon (Eastern). Presenters include Steve Snyder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dawn Farrell, Chief Operating Officer, Brett Gellner, Chief Financial Officer, and other members of TransAlta's executive team.Dial-in numbers:For local Toronto participants – 1-416-764-8652Toll-free North American participants – 1-888-396-8063A link to the live webcast will be available via TransAlta's website, www.transalta.com, under Web Casts & Conference Calls in the Investor Relations section. A recording of the web cast and transcript 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. 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 our biomass, geothermal, wind, hydro, natural gas and coal facilities in order to provide our customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For 100 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to the communities where we work and live. TransAlta is recognized for its leadership on sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the Jantzi Social Index. TransAlta is Canada's largest investor-owned renewable energy provider. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Glen WhelanTransAlta Corporation - Media inquiriesDirector, Communications(403) 267-7287glen_whelan@transalta.comORJess NieukerkTransAlta Corporation - Investor inquiriesDirector, Investor Relations1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.investor_relations@transalta.comwww.transalta.com