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 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 […]

Process for introducing new route options for Western Milwaukee County Electric Reliability Project clarified

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – News reports today indicating a new route for a proposed transmission line in Western Milwaukee County are inaccurate.Over an 18-month period, American Transmission Co. has encouraged public participation in its Western Milwaukee County Electric Reliability Project by conducting public open houses to gather input and feedback on route options. That outreach resulted […]

ATC to discuss preliminary route corridors for Bay Lake Project at open houses

Proposed transmission lines and substations to reinforce transmission grid in northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. will host a series of public informational meetings in May to provide area landowners and members of the public an opportunity to comment on ATC’s proposal for new transmission lines and substations […]

State regulators say ATC power line project application is complete

Public Service Commission, Department of Natural Resources review ATC application for Western Milwaukee County Electric Reliability Project PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reviewed and determined complete the application that American Transmission Co. submitted in February for two new transmission lines that will improve […]

Kirkwood-Trienda Rebuild Project improves electric reliability in Portage area

Project was placed in service Feb. 23  MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. last week placed the Kirkwood-Trienda transmission line back in service. The 138,000-volt line, which serves the Portage, Wis., area, needed to be partially rebuilt due to aging structures and erosion on islands in the Wisconsin River.    Construction work included removing 17 […]

Preliminary corridors identified for proposed electric transmission facilities

Open houses scheduled to obtain public input DE PERE, Wis. – Preliminary corridors have been identified for the proposed Barnhart-Branch River Electric Reliability project in eastern Wisconsin. American Transmission Co. will host three open houses in July to discuss the project and solicit public comments. ATC is proposing to build two new substations and either […]

American Transmission Co. announces second round of open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Public encouraged to provide input on potential corridors at eight informational open houses to be held in June throughout the project study area  MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project with the second in a series of informational open houses in […]