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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Electric transmission line connecting West Riverside Energy Center to the grid placed in service

Line is part of an integrated electric system serving customers in the region Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. recently energized the approximately 4.2-mile, 345,000-volt Riverside transmission line. Project work included building a new substation near the Alliant Energy West Riverside Energy Center and connecting a new double-circuit transmission line to an existing 345-kV transmission […]

Badger Coulee transmission line placed in service

Line will deliver reliability, economic and renewable energy benefits MADISON, Wis. – The Badger Coulee transmission line, which electrically connects the Dane County area with La Crosse County area, is energized and now part of an integrated electric system serving customers in the region. The line will help ensure reliable electricity for the region and […]

ATC proposes new 1.3-mile transmission line, substation in Verona area

Project will help reliably serve Epic Systems load forecast MADISON, WIS. – American Transmission Co. has filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build an approximately 1.3-mile, 138,000-volt transmission line and the new Northern Lights Substation, which would connect to the existing Cross Country Substation in Verona. This project will help […]

ATC energizes two power lines in northeastern Wisconsin

North Appleton-Morgan Project in service ahead of schedule, under budget DE PERE, Wis. – Two new transmission lines have been placed in service to ensure the reliable delivery of electricity in the northern reaches of American Transmission Co.’s service area. The North Appleton-Morgan Project includes 138-kV and 345-kV transmission lines that run between the North […]

Construction to initiate on southeast Wisconsin transmission line

City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail and Mukwonago Recreation Trail to be intermittently closed PEWAUKEE, Wis. – ATC owns and operates a 14-mile, 138-kilovolt electric transmission line between the village of Mukwonago and the city of Muskego known as the St. Martins-Edgewood-Mukwonago Rebuild Project. Construction will initiate at the end of July 2018 to […]

Badger Coulee line construction set to begin in La Crosse County this week

MADISON, Wis. – Construction crews are continuing work along the Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project, with foundation installation set to begin in the La Crosse County area. People in the area along the project route can expect to see ground crews installing foundations beginning this week. This activity will be followed by pole setting, wire […]

ATC receives approval from PSC for Riverside Transmission Line Project

Project will connect expanded West Riverside Energy Center to electric grid Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Jan. 12 received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to construct an approximately 4.2 mile, 345,000-volt Riverside Transmission Line Project. The project will consist of a double-circuit transmission line from a planned new substation near […]

Crews continuing to use light-duty helicopter for Badger Coulee Project construction between Portage and Mauston

MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used this month to assist construction crews with Badger Coulee Project work between Portage and Mauston. Ground crews also will continue moving protective mats and installing foundations and poles in this area during this time. Ground and aerial crews will use a helicopter to install bird flight diverters […]

Portion of Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project located in Dane County energized

MADISON, Wis. – The portion of the Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project connecting the Cardinal Substation in the Town of Middleton to the North Madison Substation in the Town of Vienna has been energized. While this 20-mile segment is complete and now moving electricity, the portion of the project between the North Madison Substation and […]

ATC submits application to PSC for Riverside Transmission Line Project

Proposed line would connect expanded West Riverside Energy Center to electric grid Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this week submitted an application to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for the 345,000-volt Riverside Transmission Line Project. Project plans include an approximately 4- to 4.5-mile, double-circuit transmission line from a planned new substation near the […]