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.

A new substation is needed in Manitowoc County to provide electric system stability. The Branch River Project involves building a new 345-kV substation and associated 345-kV transmission lines in the Manitowoc County Town of Franklin.

Project at a Glance
Counties affected:Manitowoc
Line length:Short sections of 345-kV line to tie existing lines into the substation; relocation of some 138-kV lines in the area to new structures on new right-of-way
Voltage:345-kV
Schedule*
*Dates are anticipated and subject to changes
Public outreach:Spring and Summer 2014
Environmental analysis:Spring and Summer 2014
File CPCN application:Fall 2014
Regulatory review & public comment:2014-15
Approval from PSCW:July 2015
Construction start:2017
In-service:First quarter 2018
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