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Protecting Wisconsin’s most endangered reptile during construction projects

It’s National Reptile Awareness Day – a day to promote education, conservation, and appreciation for reptiles. Did you know the most endangered reptile in our service area is the small, thick-bodied eastern massasuga rattlesnake? This snake depends on wetlands for food and shelter and often lives in nearby upland areas during the summer months. Biologists […]

ATC’s role in delivering clean energy to our communities

American Transmission Co.’s transmission system transports electricity from where it’s generated to where it’s needed. (Watch this video to learn how we do it.) As the operator of the area electric transmission grid, we are committed to connecting communities with a sustainable energy future and have an important role to play when it comes to […]

American Transmission Co. updates 10-Year Transmission System Assessment

Connecting to sustainable energy resources is increasing need for new, updated transmission infrastructure PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co.’s 10-year plan to address the need for electric grid improvements highlights projects that are driven by sustainable energy generation proposals along with ongoing asset maintenance for achieving the highest standards in reliability, efficiency and safety. “Our […]

Electrifying Careers in Energy: Join us for a panel discussion

Teachers, students and parents are invited to attend a virtual panel with American Transmission Co. professionals who will discuss their career roles as seen on the Into the Outdoors program Electrifying Careers in Energy. The panel discussion will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 1-1:45 p.m. Before attending the panel, watch Electrifying Careers in Energy […]

Helping protect raptors

Raptor Month celebrates various birds of prey. From barred owls and bald eagles to peregrine falcons and northern harriers, our service area is home to nearly 15 raptor species. All raptors have a few of the same defining features that make them strong, fast, and frightening to their prey: Sharp, hooked beak that has evolved […]