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New electrical facilities approved for Brillion Iron Works

American Transmission Co. to build new substation, short power lines for local reliability DE PERE, Wis. – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has approved plans for $14 million in electrical transmission improvements in the area of Brillion Iron Works to support the local distribution system owned and operated by Wisconsin Public Service Corp. The […]

ATC receives Innovations in Urban Forestry Award

Community Planting Program helps beautify communities PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council, advisory council to the Department of Natural Resources, has selected American Transmission Co. to receive its annual Innovations in Urban Forestry Award. The award was presented to ATC for its Grow Smart Community Planting Program, which over the past two years […]

ATC named one of the nation’s top workplaces

Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE magazine-published list ranks top 15 manufacturing & production workplaces in the country PEWAUKEE, WIS. — American Transmission Co. ranks as one of the nation’s top workplaces, having been chosen as one of the People’s Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. […]

Final route options for power line project to be presented at ATC public open house

Proposed project will be submitted in April to state regulators for review PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is hosting a final public open house on Tuesday, Jan. 27 for the proposed Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project. The open house gives area residents and other stakeholders the opportunity to review the proposed substation […]

ATC awards $55,000 to communities for vegetation plantings

Program continues to support beautification efforts, electric reliability PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has awarded $55,000 to 33 communities in its service area to plant trees and other vegetation. The Community Planting Program, now in its second year, supports the reliability of the electric transmission system and helps to beautify communities by promoting plantings […]

ATC files regulatory application for Branch River Substation

Transmission facilities in Manitowoc County will improve local electric reliability PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is requesting approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build a new substation and connecting transmission lines in the Manitowoc County Town of Franklin. The facilities will support the reliable operation of the high-voltage transmission system that […]

Preparations underway for ATC power line construction

Holmes-Old Mead Road project set for Menominee, Delta counties DE PERE, Wis. – Real estate and tree clearing activities are underway along the 58-mile corridor of American Transmission Co.’s 138,000-volt transmission line project in Menominee and Delta counties in Michigan. “About 60 percent of the easements we need for the new transmission line have been […]

ATC wraps up electric work in Milwaukee’s Zoo Interchange

Transmission line and substation work completed two months ahead of schedule PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has completed its work in the Zoo Interchange to relocate and erect new electric transmission infrastructure to accommodate the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s interchange expansion plans. ATC began the transmission line portion of the project in June 2013 […]

ATC Transmission System Assessment describes changing landscape

Plans address generation changes, reliability requirements, industry dynamics PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co.’s 2014 10-Year Transmission System Assessment is now available and describes the need for continued investment to address not only reliability needs, but also to respond to an evolving regional energy market and changes in public policy concerning air quality rules and […]

ATC completes two grid projects in eastern Upper Peninsula

High-voltage direct-current device, rebuilt lines improve reliability, operations DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has improved the reliability of the electrical grid in the Upper Peninsula with the completion of two projects in the St. Ignace, Michigan, area. A new high voltage, direct-current flow control device and associated substation also were placed into commercial […]

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