As one of North America’s leading energy infrastructure companies, TransCanada is vigilant about minimizing its environmental footprint as it seeks to address energy demands across the continent. We’re proud to have received extensive recognition for our efforts and success in social responsibility, safety, climate change, energy consumption, human resources development, knowledge management, stakeholder relations and corporate governance.
In 2012, TransCanada was appointed to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index from the Carbon Disclosure Project.
TransCanada is an avid supporter of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited (U.S. and Canada) and Nature Canada to help restore, protect and conserve natural habitats and promote local involvement in habitat protection.
- TransCanada owns or has interests in more than 11,800 megawatts (MW) of power generation, enough to power approximately 11 million homes and more than one third of this power comes from alternative and renewable energy sources
- TransCanada partially owns the Cartier Wind Energy project, the largest wind farm in Canada. Generating 590 megawatts (MW) of power annually which is sold under a 20-year PPA with Hydro-Québec, it provides enough energy to meet the electricity needs of about 150,000 households in the province of Québec
- TransCanada’s new Waste Heat Recovery facility in British Columbia produces up to 6.5 megawatts (MW) of clean, emission-free electricity, enough to power more than 4,000 British Columbia households annually
More Recent Innovations:
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|Waste Heat Recovery||
|Energy Efficiency Policies and Programs||