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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PSC approves ATC’s Monroe County-Council Creek Project

Plan includes new substation, rebuilding existing transmission line between Sparta and Tomah areas MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Tuesday received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build the new Timberwolf Substation in the Town of Tomah and upgrade an approximately 17-mile, 161- and 69-kilovolt electric transmission line from the Monroe […]

ATC withdraws Barnhart-Branch River project filing at PSC

Project affected by announcement of Kewaunee Power Station closing  PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The announcement by Dominion Resources Inc. that the Kewaunee Power Station would close in spring 2013 is affecting plans for a proposed transmission line reinforcement project in eastern Wisconsin.  “Our Barnhart-Branch River project was proposed, in part, to address transmission system limitations in […]

Second round of Bay Lake Project open houses draws large crowds

More than 2,250 people attend meetings to learn about preliminary routes  DE PERE, Wis. – Thousands of area residents turned out during the past two weeks for a series of open house meetings for the Bay Lake Project hosted by American Transmission Co. Area landowners and other interested parties provided feedback on ATC’s proposed preliminary […]

ATC and Xcel Energy announce public open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Kaya Freiman American Transmission Co.               877-506-6117 kfreiman@atcllc.com Brian Elwood   Xcel Energy    715-737-2565 brian.t.elwood@xcelenergy.com        ATC and Xcel Energy announce public open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project  Five public open houses will be held in October MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy are continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed […]

ATC to host open houses for Bay Lake Project

Preliminary routes to be presented and discussed for project study areas DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. will host a series of public open houses in early October to provide area landowners and other interested parties an opportunity to comment on ATC’s preliminary routes for new transmission lines and a substation in northeastern Wisconsin […]

Bay Lake Project on schedule to present preliminary routes for three project study areas

Fourth area on hold while regional study underway DE PERE, WIS. – American Transmission Co. announced today that it is on schedule to present preliminary routes for three of four Bay Lake Project study areas. The Bay Lake Project calls for new transmission lines and substations to be constructed in northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper […]

Helicopter, air saw to be used for tree trimming

Ground access to power line corridor presents difficulties DE PERE,Wis.–  A helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used to trim trees along a 23-mile transmission line corridor between substations in Houghton and Elm River Township in Houghton County beginning Aug. 15. “The remote nature of the transmission line corridor makes it very difficult to […]

Crews use helicopters to modify transmission structures

Motorists on U.S. Highway 41 urged to focus on road DE PERE, Wis. – Crews from MJ Electric are using helicopters to modify transmission line structures north of Green Bay over the next few days, and American Transmission Co. is cautioning motorists to keep their eyes on the road to ensure public safety. The crews […]

Helicopter, air saw to be used for tree trimming

Ground access to transmission line corridor presents difficulties DE PERE, Wis. – A helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used beginning July 23 to trim trees along two transmission line corridors n Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon counties. “The remote nature of the transmission line corridor makes it very difficult to access with ground crews,” […]

ATC project improves electric reliability for Brodhead, Monroe, Juda areas

Rebuilt line began serving public this month MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on June 21 placed in service 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. Construction activities for the approximately $11 million project began in summer 2011 and […]