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Railbelt utilities making progress on development of transmission business plan

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Railbelt utilities have jointly submitted a report to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska summarizing continued progress on their voluntary efforts toward evaluating how the formation of an Alaska Railbelt Transco can provide overall benefits to the Railbelt. The Railbelt utilities continue to work with American Transmission Co., a Wisconsin-based transmission-only utility […]

The holidays are a time for giving at ATC

Throughout the year, and especially during the holidays, American Transmission Co. employees enjoy giving back to the community. To help nourish families in need during the holiday season, ATC employees in Cottage Grove, Madison and Pewaukee, Wis., raised more than $1,000 and collected more than 50 pounds of food for Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern […]

ATC employee helps spearhead Dane County trail upgrade

A multi-use trail at McCarthy Park in Cottage Grove, Wis., will be a more attractive option for outdoor enthusiasts this winter, thanks in part to efforts by American Transmission Co. employee Paul Roltgen. Roltgen, a senior estimator at ATC, sits on the Friends of McCarthy Park board and is responsible for fundraising efforts to improve […]

ATC’s environmental commitment aims to benefit pollinators

Seeding along the Oak Leaf Trail bike path in Wauwatosa, Wis. earlier this month will provide native ground cover for urban wildlife and eventually attract diminishing populations of pollinators. ATC’s environmental services contractor, Cardno, seeded grass and other forbs for the second time in early November, immediately adjacent to the bike path where part of […]

Nesting platforms a major component of our Avian Protection Program

Bird nests on utility equipment can post safety problems for the birds and jeopardize the reliability of the transmission system. We have more than 100 nesting platforms located on or adjacent to our transmission structures to protect birds and support successful breeding. We also partner with other agencies, organizations and individuals to erect platforms in […]