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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American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy have received approval to build a 180-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line in from the Briggs Road Substation north of La Crosse to northern Dane County that will address electric system reliability issues locally and in the Midwest, provide economic savings and support renewable energy policy.

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Answering your questions

Who is ATC and how are you different from my local utility?

Is a new line necessary?

How will this project impact my electric bill?

Who decides if a project is needed and what route is chosen?

How do I voice my concerns about a project?

What are EMFs?

Will living near a power line affect my health?

Will the presence of a transmission line affect the value of my property?

Can transmission lines be buried underground?

What do transmission lines look like?