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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Draft Environmental Impact Statement issued on Rackdale-West Middleton

MADISON – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed 345 Kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Rockdale to West Middleton and is seeking public input. In 2007, American Transmission Company (ATC) filed an application with the PSC for permission to build between 32 and 55 […]

New electric transmission line proposed for Minocqua-Woodruff area

Project needed to ensure local-area reliability DE PERE, Wis. — American Transmission Co. is in the early stages of planning a new power line project to improve electric reliability in the Minocqua-Woodruff area. Local electricity use continues to increase at about three to four percent each year, which is taxing the distribution system operated by […]

Cranberry – Conover line energized

ATC places new transmission line in service Cranberry-Conover links facilities in northern Wisconsin, UP EAGLE RIVER, Wis. – A new, 16-mile high-voltage power line is energized and providing much-needed support to the electric system serving the North Woods, according to American Transmission Co. The new line, which runs between the Cranberry Substation south of Eagle […]

ATC News Release: Electricity cost-saving power line is approved by PSC News Release: Paddock – Rockdale Approval

Electricity cost-saving power line is approved by PSC; first of its kind in the Midwest ATC gets approval for high-voltage connection to regional generation sources MADISON, Wis. – Following a year-long regulatory review, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin gave American Transmission Co. its verbal approval today to move forward with the construction of the […]

Dodge County Reliability Project is complete

Newly energized electric transmission line boosts reliability in Dodge County Transmission line completed on schedule and within budget MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. placed in service last week a new 138-kilovolt electric transmission line connecting a new substation located east of Horicon to an existing substation south of Neosho. Construction on the 13.5 mile […]

Saukville – St. Lawrence rebuild is complete

Newly energized electric transmission line moves power; boosts reliability ATC’s Saukville-St. Lawrence line supports output from Port Washington Generating Station PEWAUKEE, WIS. – An existing 138-kilovolt electric transmission line between the Saukville Substation and the St. Lawrence Substation (located northeast of Slinger in the town of Hartford) was returned to service by American Transmission Co. […]

Arrowhead – Weston Line Energized

One of the nation’s largest transmission lines completed safely, ahead of schedule, within budget PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. energized the completed 220-mile, 345-kilovolt Arrowhead-Weston transmission line linking Wausau, Wis., and Duluth, Minn. First proposed in 1999 (prior to ATC’s formation) by Wisconsin Public Service Corp. and Minnesota Power, Arrowhead-Weston is one of the […]

ATC News release: ATC receives PSC approval for power line between Fitchburg and Verona

New line will strengthen Dane County’s transmission system, route to follow existing corridor MADISON, Wis. – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin today approved a vital improvement to Dane County’s electric transmission system linking a new substation in the City of Fitchburg to an existing substation in Verona. The new 138-kilovolt line will run six […]