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 files regulatory application for Branch River Substation

Transmission facilities in Manitowoc County will improve local electric reliability PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is requesting approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build a new substation and connecting transmission lines in the Manitowoc County Town of Franklin. The facilities will support the reliable operation of the high-voltage transmission system that […]

Preparations underway for ATC power line construction

Holmes-Old Mead Road project set for Menominee, Delta counties DE PERE, Wis. – Real estate and tree clearing activities are underway along the 58-mile corridor of American Transmission Co.’s 138,000-volt transmission line project in Menominee and Delta counties in Michigan. “About 60 percent of the easements we need for the new transmission line have been […]

ATC wraps up electric work in Milwaukee’s Zoo Interchange

Transmission line and substation work completed two months ahead of schedule PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has completed its work in the Zoo Interchange to relocate and erect new electric transmission infrastructure to accommodate the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s interchange expansion plans. ATC began the transmission line portion of the project in June 2013 […]

ATC completes two grid projects in eastern Upper Peninsula

High-voltage direct-current device, rebuilt lines improve reliability, operations DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has improved the reliability of the electrical grid in the Upper Peninsula with the completion of two projects in the St. Ignace, Michigan, area. A new high voltage, direct-current flow control device and associated substation also were placed into commercial […]

ATC to discuss proposed transmission line in Fond du Lac County

Final open house regarding the project will be Oct. 21 at the Eden Community Center PEWAUKEE, Wis. – An informational open house will provide an opportunity for area landowners and members of the public to comment on American Transmission Co.’s proposal for a new 138,000-volt transmission line to connect to a new We Energies substation. […]

ATC, ITC announce public open houses for Wisconsin portion of Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project

New transmission line from Iowa to Wisconsin will provide reliability, economic and public policy benefits MADISON, WIS. ─ American Transmission Co. and ITC Midwest LLC will host open houses to introduce to the public their plans for a new electric transmission line that would connect Dane County, Wisconsin, and Dubuque County, Iowa. The Cardinal-Hickory Creek […]

Reconstruction to begin on Paris-Albers transmission line

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this month will begin the reconstruction of approximately 12.5 miles of 138,000-volt transmission lines in Kenosha County. The Paris-Albers Rebuild Project runs from the Paris Substation, located in the towns of Paris and Somers, Wisconsin, to the Albers substation in the City of Kenosha, Wisconsin. The existing transmission line was originally built […]

ATC receives approval to rebuild transmission line in Rock, Walworth counties

Aging 69,000-volt line needs upgrading PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Tuesday gained approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild a 20-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line in Rock and Walworth counties. The Colley Road-Brick Church Rebuild Project will run from the Colley Road Substation in Beloit to the Brick Church Substation in […]

ATC files application for transmission line project in Brillion

New substation, short segments of new wire planned DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. today filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build a new substation and transmission line on Brillion Iron Works property. The project also involves extending the current double-circuit transmission line about one-quarter mile to connect to […]

ATC places new transmission line in service

Chandler-Old Mead Road improves electric reliability in Escanaba area  DE PERE, Wis. – A new six-mile electric transmission line and a new substation have been placed in service in the Escanaba, Michigan, area.  The 138,000-volt transmission line runs from the Chandler Substation northwest of the city to the new Old Mead Road Substation located near […]