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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American Transmission Co. awards $74,500 to sponsor community plantings

Program supports efforts to beautify communities PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this year launched a planting program to support tree and vegetation planting in communities in its service area. During the first year of the program 59 eligible municipalities and counties received financial support for planting projects on public property within their communities in […]

Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center transmission line placed in service

Multi-Value Project delivers economic benefits, establishes another important high-voltage interstate connection PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. Friday energized a newly constructed 345-kilovolt electric transmission line that establishes another important high-voltage interstate connection between Wisconsin and Illinois. The approximately 5-mile line runs from the Pleasant Prairie Substation in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., to the Zion Energy […]

ATC and Xcel Energy file state regulatory application to build Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Line would extend from north of La Crosse area to northern Dane County MADISON, Wis. – Following years of analysis and community involvement, American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy today filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin seeking approval to build an approximately 160- to 180-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line from the La […]

ATC files application with Michigan Public Service Commission

  Company seeks approval for 138-kV line in Menominee and Delta counties DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is asking Michigan regulators to approve a new 138-kV transmission line to improve reliability.  The 60-mile line between the Holmes Substation in Menominee County and the Old Mead Road Substation near the NewPage mill in Escanaba […]

ATC to rebuild transmission line in southeast Wisconsin, four-county region

Original line built in late 1940s Pewaukee, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to reconstruct an existing 53-mile, 138-kV transmission line through a four-county region in southeast Wisconsin. This rebuild will occur between the Waukesha Substation in the City of Waukesha, through Jefferson and Dodge Counties […]

Proposed and alternate routes announced for ATC transmission line

65-mile line would run through Menominee and Delta counties DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. will present proposed and alternate route options for a new 138-kilovolt power line as part of its Bay Lake Project at an open house June 5, 2013. The line between the Holmes Substation in Menominee County and an Escanaba-area […]

ATC identifies proposed route options for Bay Lake Project

Lines would run from North Appleton Substation to Morgan Substation DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has identified proposed route options for transmission lines in Outagamie, Brown and Oconto counties. The facilities, first announced as part of the Bay Lake Project in April 2012, are needed to address electric reliability concerns in northeastern Wisconsin […]

Helicopter crews patrol ATC transmission lines

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Helicopter crews began patrolling American Transmission Co. electric transmission lines this week to look for damage, right-of-way encroachments and vegetation issues. ATC contracted the services of Chemair Helicopters of Jefferson, Wis., to patrol the transmission system, which covers portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. The patrols are expected to be completed […]

PSC approves ATC’s Western Milwaukee County Electric Reliability Project

Project includes two new transmission lines PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Wednesday received a final written order from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin authorizing construction of two new 138-kilovolt transmission lines needed to improve electric system reliability in western Milwaukee County. The approved project involves construction of two transmission lines and a […]

Rockdale-West Middleton Transmission Line Project placed in service

Line completed four months ahead of schedule and under budget MADISON, Wis. —American Transmission Co. has energized the completed 32-mile, 345-kilovolt Rockdale-West Middleton Transmission Line. The project was first introduced to the public in 2004, kicking off with a comprehensive outreach effort which included 22 public meetings attended by 3,300 people over three years. More […]