American Transmission Co. projects

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American Transmission Co. begins electric cable removal in Straits of Mackinac for upcoming replacement project

Two de-energized submarine cables will be removed PEWAUKEE, Wis. — American Transmission Co. will begin removing two of six submarine electric transmission cables from the lakebed of the Straits of Mackinac starting Aug. 24. The approximate 30-day process is a significant step in ATC’s Straits Cable Replacement Project, which will restore electric system reliability to […]

Sturgeon Bay roads closed for transmission line construction

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Beginning the week of Aug.10, 2020, some Sturgeon Bay roads and parking lots will be closed to allow for installation of new transmission line cables beneath the Sturgeon Bay Ship Channel. Second Avenue between Nebraska and Oregon Streets (northeast of Graham park) will be closed beginning the week of Aug. 10, 2020, […]

Staying safe while keeping the lights on

At American Transmission Co. we are powering through these trying times to help keep reliable electricity flowing to essential businesses, hospitals and homes. As an energy service provider in the Upper Midwest, we are committed to maintaining electric reliability – and we also are committed to keeping our employees, contractors and the public safe.   Recent executive orders in Wisconsin and Michigan include operation and maintenance of electric utilities as essential and critical infrastructure. So, if you see our crews working in your area, please keep a safe distance and know that […]

American Transmission Co. energizes Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project

Project addresses electric system needs, supports the community and environment PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project, which electrically connects Kenosha County with the Lake Geneva area, is energized and now part of an integrated electric system serving customers in the region. This 23-mile, 138,000-volt transmission line was approved by the […]

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 […]