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50th Anniversary of Great Northeast Blackout

“Today’s failure is a dramatic reminder of the importance of the uninterrupted flow of power to the health, safety, and well being of our citizens and the defense of our country….” – President Lyndon B. Johnson, Nov. 9, 1965 after the Great Northeast Blackout Beginning in the 1950s, the utility industry understood the need to build […]

Helicopter to fly transmission line route Friday

Line to be built in Outagamie, Brown, Shawano and Oconto counties DE PERE, Wis. – A helicopter will be used to capture engineering design information and other data as American Transmission Co. continues to develop two new transmission lines to serve northeastern Wisconsin. “We are making good progress in preparing for the start of construction […]

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…wait, is that a drone?

American Transmission Co. crews are trying out some high-flying technology this week as an option for transmission line inspections – drones. That’s right we’re using an unmanned aircraft, commonly known as drones, to inspect approximately 40 structures on two 69,000-volt transmission lines in Marinette, Oconto and Brown counties. ATC contracted with a commercial drone company […]

Drone inspections planned for transmission lines in Marinette, Oconto and Brown counties

ATC trying new technology as an option for transmission line inspections PEWAUKEE, Wis. – A drone will be used next week to inspect portions of two 69,000-volt transmission lines near the Town of Beaver and continuing south to Green Bay. American Transmission Co. has contracted with HAZON Solutions, LLC to conduct a pilot program to […]

We did it again! ATC named one of the best small and medium companies in the U.S. for second consecutive year

American Transmission Co. has been named one of the best small and medium workplaces on the annual 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published in FORTUNE magazine. We competed against hundreds of companies across the country to receive this honor to rank among the top 25 medium-sized workplaces in the […]