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.

News Releases | American Transmission Co. projects- Part 5

ATC project to improve electric reliability for Green Lake, Fond du Lac counties

PSC approves 69,000-volt transmission line in area MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build a new 7-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line from the Fairwater Substation in Fairwater to the Mackford Prairie Substation in the Town of Mackford. Additionally, 18 miles of 69-kV line from Ripon to […]

PSC signals approval for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

PSC commissioners verbally approve Northern Route at open meeting; final order will be issued by April 24, 2015 MADISON, Wis. – Following more than four years of public involvement and regulatory review, the merits of the 345,000-volt Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project were discussed today by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. At an open […]

Paris-Albers transmission line placed into service

Project enhances safety, reliability PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. today energized the Paris-Albers Rebuild Project in Kenosha County. The 138,000-volt, 12.5-mile line, which runs from the Paris Substation in Paris to the Albers Substation in Kenosha, will enhance electric reliability for southeastern Wisconsin. Seventy-seven aging, wood transmission poles were replaced with new wood and steel […]

New electrical facilities approved for Brillion Iron Works

American Transmission Co. to build new substation, short power lines for local reliability DE PERE, Wis. – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has approved plans for $14 million in electrical transmission improvements in the area of Brillion Iron Works to support the local distribution system owned and operated by Wisconsin Public Service Corp. The […]

Final route options for power line project to be presented at ATC public open house

Proposed project will be submitted in April to state regulators for review PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is hosting a final public open house on Tuesday, Jan. 27 for the proposed Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project. The open house gives area residents and other stakeholders the opportunity to review the proposed substation […]

ATC awards $55,000 to communities for vegetation plantings

Program continues to support beautification efforts, electric reliability PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has awarded $55,000 to 33 communities in its service area to plant trees and other vegetation. The Community Planting Program, now in its second year, supports the reliability of the electric transmission system and helps to beautify communities by promoting plantings […]

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 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. […]