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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ATC proposes power line for Escanaba area

Six-mile line would improve electric reliability, alleviate problems on current system DE PERE, Wis. – Local residents and officials are invited to attend an informational open house to learn about an electric reliability project for the Escanaba area proposed by American Transmission Co. “The transmission system that currently serves the Escanaba area is frequently overloaded […]

ATC announces plan to improve transmission system serving Sparta, Tomah

Project involves rebuilding and adding a circuit within existing transmission right-of-way PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. plans to rebuild and upgrade an existing electric transmission line that connects the Monroe County Substation near Sparta and the Council Creek Substation near Tomah. ATC also will build a new substation as part of the project to […]

Regulatory review underway for proposed power line

PSCW determines ATC’s application is complete DE PERE, Wis. – A proposed 115,000-volt electric transmission line proposed by American Transmission Co. is under review by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. The line would run seven or eight miles from the Clear Lake Substation on Highway 47 to a new substation to be built by […]

ATC places upgraded power line in service

Rebuilt facilities in northern Wisconsin, Upper Michigan improve power flow DE PERE, Wis. – The last section of a rebuilt electric transmission line between Conover, Wis., and Quinnesec, Mich. has been placed into service. “Upgrading this 74-mile line from 69,000 volts to 138,000 volts has helped reinforce the electric system in the entire region,” said […]

ATC completes work on cost-saving power line

High-voltage line in south central Wisconsin connects to regional generation sources PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has put into service a new, 35-mile high voltage electric transmission line in south central Wisconsin that provides local electric utilities with improved access to the regional energy market to buy and sell electricity when it is economic […]

ATC to begin soil boring in Yahara Wetlands

Environmentally friendly process will help determine pole placement MADISON, Wis. – Although the actual construction won’t begin until 2011, American Transmission Co. is starting preliminary field work this week for a new 32-mile, 345,000-volt electric transmission line through Dane County between the towns of Middleton and Christiana. The power line route along the Beltline Highway […]

ATC will host an open house to discuss proposed and alternate routes for new power line in the Minocqua-Woodruff area

Open house will be Jan. 27 at Woodruff Town Hall DE PERE, Wis. – Representatives from American Transmission Co. will return to the community to discuss the proposed and alternate route options for a new, seven-mile power line in the Minocqua-Woodruff area. These are the routes that will be submitted to the Public Service Commission […]

ATC and Rock Energy Cooperative announce route for new Milton-area power line

A portion of the line to follow realigned Highway 26 right-of-way PEWAUKEE, Wis. – After months of study and gathering input from area landowners and public officials, American Transmission Co. and Rock Energy Cooperative have identified a route for a new 69-killovolt electric transmission line to serve the Milton area. The new ATC-owned electric transmission […]