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.

What's Current | American Transmission Co. projects - Part 2

Crews to use helicopter for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Work will include pulling wires between poles  MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used beginning this week to assist Badger Coulee Project construction crews with work along Interstate 90 in Dane and Columbia counties. Helicopter crews will begin pulling wires along the line this week. The route generally follows Interstate 90 in this area. […]

ATC to host open house for Riverside Transmission Line Project

Proposed line would connect expanded Riverside Energy Center to electric grid Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is beginning public outreach for the proposed 345,000-volt Riverside Transmission Line Project with the first in a series of informational open houses for residents and other stakeholders in the area. Project plans include an approximately 4.5- to 6-mile, […]

PSC approves project to rebuild transmission line in Boscobel, Lone Rock areas

Work will improve aging infrastructure, enhance local electric reliability MADISON, WIS. – American Transmission Co. today received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild and reroute portions of an approximately 28-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line from Boscobel to Lone Rock, Wisconsin. The project will involve: Rebuilding approximately 25 miles of a 27.6-mile line […]

American Transmission Co. files application with Illinois Commerce Commission for new transmission line and substation

Project will provide electric reliability to southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. today filed an application with the Illinois Commerce Commission seeking approval for the Wisconsin-Illinois Electric Reliability Project. Components of this project include: constructing a double-circuit, 345,000-volt transmission line to connect to an existing line in southern Pleasant Prairie, […]

Crews to use light-duty helicopter for Badger Coulee Project

Work slated to begin this week from Town of Middleton to Town of Vienna MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used beginning this week to assist construction crews with work along Segment 1 of the Badger Coulee Project. Helicopter crews will begin pulling wires along the line beginning this week. The route generally follows […]

ATC, Xcel Energy to host pre-construction open house for Segment 3 of Badger Coulee Project

Construction work set to begin this summer for area from Town of Caledonia to Wisconsin Dells MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy are continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the 180-mile, 345-kilovolt Badger Coulee Project with a pre-construction open house on July 21 in Lake Delton. “Landowners who may be affected […]

Pre-construction open house set for Segment 2 of Badger Coulee Project

Construction work scheduled to begin in August for area from Town of Vienna to Town of Caledonia MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy are continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the 180-mile, 345-kilovolt Badger Coulee Project with a pre-construction open house on April 20 in Lodi. “Landowners who may be affected by […]

American Transmission Co. announces second open house for Wisconsin-Illinois Reliability Project

Residents can provide input on the project’s revised routes prior to the regulatory filing PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is hosting its final open house for the proposed Wisconsin-Illinois Reliability Project from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28. The open house, which will take place at ThunderHawk Golf Club, 39700 North Lewis […]

ATC to host pre-construction open house for Segment 1 of Badger Coulee Project

Construction work set to begin in May for area from Town of Middleton to Town of Vienna MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy are continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the Badger Coulee Project with the first in a series of pre-construction open houses on April 14 in the Town of […]

PSC signals approval for 23-mile, 138,000-volt transmission line and new substation in southeast Wisconsin

Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project expected to be in-service summer 2019 PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin today approved a new transmission line project between the Town of Salem and the City of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. At an open meeting, the commissioners confirmed the need for the Spring Valley-North Lake […]