TransCanada Corp.

TransCanada Corp.

Infobox Company
company_name = TransCanada Corporation
company_type = Public (nyse|TRP, tsx|TRP)
company_slogan = In business to deliver
foundation = 1951
location = Calgary, AB, Canada
key_people = Harold N. Kvisle, President & CEO
num_employees = 3,550 [ [ About TransCanada] ]
revenue =
industry = Natural gas and Power generation
products =
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homepage = []

TransCanada Corporation (tsx|TRP, (NYSE|TRP) is a major North American energy company based in Calgary, Alberta, primarily involved in the development and operation of North American energy infrastructure. Its pipeline network includes approximately 59,000 kilometres (36,500 miles) of pipeline and connects with virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent’s largest providers of gas storage and related services with approximately convert|355|Gcuft|m3 of storage capacity. TransCanada also owns, or has interests in, approximately 7,700 megawatts of power generation.

TransCanada is the largest shareholder in, and owns the general partner of, TC PipeLines, LP. The company was founded in 1951 in Calgary.

Corporate governance

Members of the board of directors of TransCanada (as of April 25, 2008) are S. Barry Jackson (Chair), Harold N. Kvisle (President and CEO), Kevin E. Benson, Derek Burney, Wendy K. Dobson, E. Linn Draper, Paule Gauthier, Kerry L. Hawkins, Paul L. Joskow, John A. MacNaughton, David P. O'Brien, W. Thomas Stephens and D. Michael G. Stewart.


Wholly-owned Pipelines:
*Alberta System (23,498 km)
*Canadian Mainline (14,957 km)
*Foothills System (1,241 km)
*ANR Pipeline (17,000km)
*Gas Transmission Northwest System (2,174 km)
*North Baja Pipeline (129 km)
*Tamazunchale Pipeline (130 km)

Affiliated Pipelines:
*Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company (3,404 km)
*Northern Border Pipeline (2,250 km)
*Portland Natural Gas Transmission System (474 km)
*TC PipeLines, LP
*Trans-Quebec and Maritimes Pipeline (572 km)
*Tuscarora Gas Pipeline (491 km)


*Bear Creek Cogeneration Plant (80 MW, Alberta, Canada)
*Becancour Power Plant (550 MW, Quebec, Canada)
*Cancarb (Carbon black manufacturer, Alberta, Canada)
*Carseland Cogeneration Plant (80 MW, Alberta, Canada)
*Connecticut River Hydroelectricity Generating System (484 MW, USA)
*Deerfield River Hydro Generating System (83 MW, USA)
*Grandview Cogeneration Plant (90 MW, Nova Scotia, Canada)
*Halton Hills Cogeneration Plant (683 MW, Ontario, Canada)
*MacKay River Cogeneration Plant (165 MW, Alberta, Canada)
*Ocean State Power (560 MW, Rhode Island, USA)
*Redwater Cogeneration Plant (40 MW, Alberta, Canada)

*Bruce Power (Ontario, Canada)
*Cartier Wind Energy (Quebec, Canada)
*Portlands Energy Centre (550 MW, Ontario, Canada)
*Sundance A and B Power Purchase Agreements (Alberta, Canada)
*Sheerness Power Purchase Agreement (Alberta, Canada)

Other Projects

*Broadwater LNG


External links

* [ TransCanada Official Webpage]

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