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ATC receives STEM Forward 2019 Spirit of STEM award

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, American transmission Co. was honored to receive the 2019 Spirit of STEM award from STEM Forward. ATC was recognized for our partnership with Fairview School in Milwaukee Public Schools, our volunteerism and support for STEM Forward’s Future City Competition and involvement with robotics. We are grateful to be recognized for […]

Both lanes reopened on Broadway in Madison after downed wire caused closure

MADISON, Wis. –  Crews responded to a downed wire on East Broadway near the intersection of Edna Taylor Parkway in Madison today.  The downed wire caused the closure of both lanes of westbound traffic on East Broadway. One lane of traffic has been reopened. Repairs are expected to be completed this afternoon.  The incident occurred […]

ATC, business neighbors collect 18,000 items for Paul’s Pantry

The holiday season often brings generous donations to non-profit organizations like Paul’s Pantry, which relies solely on community support to feed its many recipients. But the need doesn’t end after the holidays have passed. In fact, January is the most neglected month for donations to area food pantries, at a time when supplies are already […]

ATC employees help students power up for Future City Competition

American Transmission Co. employees participated as judges in STEM Forward’s Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition, held at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. More than 200 students from 56 teams attended the event. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade imagine, research, design […]

Nesting platforms a major component of our Avian Protection Program

It is cold and snowy in most of American Transmission Co.’s service area, and though many birds have flown south for the winter, they will be back before we know it to begin spring nesting. Bird nests on utility equipment can pose safety problems for the birds and jeopardize the reliability of the transmission system. […]