Energizing Your Future


ATC’s storage as transmission project featured on podcast

American Transmission Co.’s proposed Waupaca Area Storage Project was recently featured in the Electric Wire podcast produced by The Customers First Coalition. Strategic Projects Director Bob McKee explained the need drivers, timeline and benefits of the project in an interview with CFC Executive Director Kristin Gilkes. The costs of energy storage are dropping and in certain circumstances it […]

ATC helps Pittsville and Waupaca replace trees lost in 2019 storms

In July 2019, a series of severe storms tore through central and northern Wisconsin, causing Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to declare a state of emergency. The “derecho” – a rare storm that walls of wind that streak hundreds of miles at high speeds – toppled trees throughout the region. Two central Wisconsin cities were  both […]

ATC college interns shine during remote work experience

It may not be the experience they envisioned, but American Transmission Co. interns are making the most of their virtual internships as they pursue their academic and career goals. Fifteen college students participated in this year’s virtual internship program, hailing from some of the region’s best universities, including UW-Madison, Purdue University, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Platteville and Marquette […]

Village of Mount Pleasant improves pollinator habitat with help from ATC

The Village of Mount Pleasant recently added 388 native flowering plants to the Pike River Pathway thanks to a $5,000 ATC Pollinator Habitat Program grant. By interspersing native plants with existing vegetation under the ATC right-of-way, the Village expects to increase plant diversity and improve pollinator food sources and habitat. Some of the native plants, […]

More Bucks three-pointers means more trees for Wisconsin schools

With the Milwaukee Bucks back to finish the 2019-2020 NBA season, we’re excited to give more trees to  Wisconsin schools! Through the Trees for Threes partnership, ATC awards eligible Wisconsin schools with one tree for every three point shot the Bucks make at home during the regular season. The Bucks had already made 451 three-pointers […]