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 to host Rockdale-West Middleton pre-construction open house

Construction begins near Beltline/I-39 interchange in November MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the Rockdale-West Middleton Transmission Line Project with the second in a series of pre-construction open houses on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Dr. […]

ATC seeks approval from Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build transmission line from Pleasant Prairie, Wis., to Zion, Ill.

Proposed project would improve electric reliability, deliver economic benefits PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. filed an application on Oct. 13 with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build an approximately 5.3-mile, 345,000-volt electric transmission line called the Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project. The northern end point of the line will be […]

ATC seeks approval from Illinois Commerce Commission to build transmission line from Pleasant Prairie, Wis. to Zion, Ill.

Proposed project would improve electric reliability, deliver economic benefits PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. filed an application on Sept. 29 with the Illinois Commerce Commission to build an approximately 5.3-mile, 345,000-volt electric transmission line called the Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project. The northern end point of the line will be the Pleasant […]

ATC to share final route alternatives for new transmission lines to reinforce electric system in Wauwatosa area

Open house scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12, 4-7 p.m., Wauwatosa Civic Center PEWAUKEE, Wis. – After a year of analysis and community involvement, American Transmission Co. had identified the final four route alternatives for two proposed 138-kilovolt transmission lines needed to improve electric system reliability in western Milwaukee County, primarily in Wauwatosa. The community can […]

ATC announces pre-construction open house for Rockdale-West MIddleton Transmission Line Project

Construction work begins on Christiana and Pleasant Springs portions of transmission line in August MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the Rockdale-West Middleton transmission line project with the first in a series of pre-construction open houses on Monday, Aug. 8 in Cambridge. Construction of the 32-mile, 345-kilovolt […]

Preliminary corridors identified for proposed electric transmission facilities

Open houses scheduled to obtain public input DE PERE, Wis. – Preliminary corridors have been identified for the proposed Barnhart-Branch River Electric Reliability project in eastern Wisconsin. American Transmission Co. will host three open houses in July to discuss the project and solicit public comments. ATC is proposing to build two new substations and either […]

American Transmission Co. announces second round of open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Public encouraged to provide input on potential corridors at eight informational open houses to be held in June throughout the project study area  MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project with the second in a series of informational open houses in […]

ATC restarting electric system in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

PEWAUKEE, WI — American Transmission Co., owner and operator of the electric transmission system in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is working to bring the transmission grid in the UP back on line following an apparent lightning strike to two key 138,000-volt transmission lines at approximately 3:30 this morning between Oconto County, Wis. and Dickinson County, Mich. […]

ATC project will improve electric reliability for Brodhead, Monroe areas

Construction of the rebuilt line will begin in May MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. in May will begin construction on the 18-mile, 69,000-volt Brodhead-South Monroe electric transmission line that connects the Brodhead Substation south of Brodhead and the South Monroe Substation in Monroe. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin approved the project in April […]

ATC to discuss routes for proposed transmission line in Southeastern Wisconsin, Northeastern Illinois

Open house scheduled for April 6 at Pleasant Prairie LakeView RecPlex PEWAUKEE, Wis. – An informational open house on Wednesday, April 6, will provide area landowners and members of the public an opportunity to comment on American Transmission Co.’s proposal for a new 345,000-volt transmission line to be built from Pleasant Prairie, Wis., to Zion, […]