American Transmission Co. projects

Project website for a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates the high-voltage electric transmission system that powers communities in portions of the Upper Midwest.

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News release: Underground power line study leads to route options off Beltline highway, through neighborhoods

ATC will not propose underground construction for proposed Rockdale-West Middleton project MADISON, Wis.—The conclusion of a study on constructing the proposed Rockdale – West Middleton high voltage transmission line underground is that Madison’s Beltline highway is not a suitable location for underground facilities. The locations identified as the most feasible include routes off the Beltline […]

News release: Crivitz-High Falls project approved

ATC to rebuild power lines in Marinette County Original line built in 1910 DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co., has received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild a 13-mile power line between the Crivitz and High Falls substations in Marinette County. The original line was built in 1910 to deliver […]

News release: ATC applies for first transmission access project in Midwest

Proposal provides savings in energy costs, levels market playing field for local utilities MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is proposing a project to construct a new 345-kilovolt electric transmission line in south central Wisconsin on existing transmission right-of-way that will complete a connection to Illinois and allow local distribution companies access to lower-cost power […]

Wisconsin State Journal Editorial: Power line plan should go forward

State Regulators Were Right To Reject A Request For Yet Another Study Of The Need For A High-voltage Power Line Around Madison. If Dane County is to continue to enjoy a reliable supply of electricity, the area’s network of power lines needs a major upgrade. However, because almost no one wants to live next to […]

News release: Natural Resources Foundation awards grants to conservation initiatives

ATC Stewardship Fund is part of Green Tier agreement with WDNR MADISON, Wis. – The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin is supporting nearly a dozen nonprofit conservation groups and programs throughout the state with funding from American Transmission Co.’s Environmental Stewardship Fund, maintained by the Foundation. The ATC fund is part of the company’s commitment […]

PSC denies power line independent study request

The state Public Service Commission today denied a request by Dane County and the city of Madison for an independent study on the need for new power lines in the area. “One-hundred years ago, the Wisconsin Legislature created the PSC, an independent state agency, to ensure the state has a safe, reliable and affordable energy […]

News release: New electric transmission line energized on east side of Dane County

Femrite – Sprecher transmission line completed under budget and ahead of schedule MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. placed in service last week a new 138-kilovolt electric transmission line connecting the Sprecher Substation, located near the Sprecher Road / CTH BB intersection, with the Femrite Substation, located on Femrite Drive near the I-90 /USH 12/18 […]

News release: ATC Fitchburg-Verona application declared complete by PSC

Application for power line between Fitchburg and Verona deemed complete by PSC Regulatory review process begins on ATC’s proposal MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co.’s application seeking approval to construct a new electric transmission substation (called the Oak Ridge Substation) in the City of Fitchburg and a new transmission line that would connect to the […]

ATC VP Mark Williamson: Power lines placed in public’s best interest

In response to Rob Zaleski’s Jan. 25 column, it’s time to consider facts and set the record straight about ATC and the work we do. American Transmission Co. has an enormous responsibility — the responsibility to maintain a transmission system that keeps pace with an ever-increasing demand for electricity in Dane County and much of […]

News release: ATC’s year-long analysis near complete on undergrounding along Madison’s Beltline

ATC near completion of year-long analysis of underground construction alternatives for proposed Rockdale – West Middleton power line Overhead power lines remain the most affordable, practical industry standard Madison, Wis. – The findings of American Transmission Company’s year-long analysis of burying portions of its proposed Rockdale – West Middleton transmission line will be made available […]