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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Transformer installed for Darien and Paris Solar Network Upgrade Project

Construction of the Darien and Paris Solar Network Upgrade Project is advancing in Kenosha County. The project will support the proposed Darien Solar Energy Center in Rock and Walworth counties and the Paris Solar-Battery Park in Kenosha County. Recently, the new 345,000-volt/138,000-volt transformer was delivered and installed. Using the transformer to connect two adjacent transmission lines of different voltages will […]

ATC completes electric cable replacement in Straits of Mackinac

New solid-core cables operational, electric reliability reinforced and some mitigation work forthcoming PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has completed the process of removing six submarine electric transmission cables and installing two new submarine cables on the lakebed of the Straits of Mackinac. Cable removal began in fall 2020, and the approximate seven-month process to […]

Construction advances for Cardinal-Hickory Creek project despite legal challenges 

New mat roads, foundations in place for forthcoming poles On any given day in western Dane County, passersby can see hundreds of timber mats neatly stacked in five locations next to roads and ATC’s rights-of-way. Machinery, including forwarders and pulp trucks, continually deplete the stacks and transport them to create temporary roads that also protect […]

Badger Hollow Network Upgrades project in service, connecting solar capacity to the grid

In late December 2021, ATC completed construction of our Badger Hollow Network Upgrades project in Iowa County, Wis. This high-voltage electric interconnection project provides a pathway of power from the 300-megawatt Badger Hollow Solar Park to our region’s electric grid.   The Badger Hollow Solar Park is a facility jointly owned by We Energies, Wisconsin […]

Construction complete for Port Washington-Saukville Rebuild Project

Transmission modifications strengthen regional electric reliability, operating flexibility   PEWAUKEE, Wis. – ATC has completed construction of the Port Washington-Saukville Rebuild Project. This project included a 4.8-mile, 138,000-volt transmission line rebuild, along with modifications at the Port Washington Substation in Port Washington, Wis., and Saukville Substation in Saukville, Wis. Initially identified in ATC’s 10-Year Assessment […]