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TransAlta responds to AUC's findings
TransAlta is ready to hold an independent review of its practices. The reason why it's doing that is because on Monday the Alberta Utility Commission announced that the company triggered outages at power plants to raise electricity rates. AUC alleges that TransAlta shut down coal-fired power plants in late 2010 and early 2011 to drive up power costs during peak periods. The utilities commission also found the company was allowing privileged information out to an energy trader to benefit their...

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