American Transmission Co. projects

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News Releases | American Transmission Co. projects - Part 10

Bay Lake Project open houses in Green Bay, Oconto Falls and Crivitz draw large crowds

Nearly 1,500 people attend meetings to learn about proposed transmission lines and substations DE PERE, Wis. – Hundreds of area residents turned out this week for the first three Bay Lake Project open house meetings hosted by American Transmission Co. Area residents and officials provided feedback on ATC’s proposal for new transmission facilities in northeastern […]

PSC approves ATC’s Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project

Illinois regulators approved Illinois portion of the project April 10 PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Friday received unanimous approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build an approximately 5.8-mile, 345-kilovolt electric transmission line called the Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project. The northern end point of the line will be […]

ICC approves Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center project

Wisconsin regulatory review still underway PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Tuesday received approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission to build an approximately 5.8-mile, 345-kilovolt electric transmission line called the Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center Transmission Line Project. The northern end point of the line will be the Pleasant Prairie Substation in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. […]

ATC announces third round of open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Six informational open houses introducing preliminary routes will be held in April MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project with the third in a series of public open houses presenting preliminary routes for the proposed 150- to 170-mile, 345-kilovolt line from […]

New transmission line placed in service in Door County

Canal-Dunn Road project boosts area reliability DE PERE, Wis. – A new 7.7-mile transmission line between the Canal Substation in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and the Dunn Road Substation in the Town of Sevastopol has been placed in service ahead of schedule and under budget. “This transmission line resolves a number of issues in the peninsula,” […]

ATC files state regulatory application to build two power lines to serve Western Milwaukee County

Proposed routes include overhead, underground options for consideration by PSC PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Following more than a year of analysis and community involvement, American Transmission Co. has filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build two 138-kilovolt transmission lines to improve electric system reliability in Western Milwaukee County. Each transmission line […]

ATC works with Arboretum to preserve oak trees along Beltline

Crews will be trimming vegetation near Arboretum this week MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this week is continuing Rockdale-West Middleton Transmission Line Project construction work along the eastbound Beltline near the Arboretum. “In an effort to improve the area, which includes invasive species and dense vegetation, ATC is working with the Arboretum,” said Sarah […]

ATC to present final route for Chandler-18th Road Project

Open house scheduled for Feb. 1 DE PERE, Wis. – A final route has been identified for American Transmission Co.’s proposed six-mile, 138-kilovolt transmission line in the Escanaba area. The route will be discussed at a public open house on Feb. 1, 2012. “We very much appreciate the willingness of local landowners and officials to […]

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 […]