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Mount Calvary, Wis. woman wins $5,000 in landscaping from ATC’s Grow Smart® Sweepstakes

Media note: Members of the media are invited to the final phase of the landscaping work on Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Maggie and Steve McCullough, as well as nationally known horticulturist and gardening expert Melinda Myers, will be available for interviews. Please contact Jackie Olson at 877-506-6117 for additional details and […]

American Transmission Co. files application with Illinois Commerce Commission for new transmission line and substation

Project will provide electric reliability to southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. today filed an application with the Illinois Commerce Commission seeking approval for the Wisconsin-Illinois Electric Reliability Project. Components of this project include: constructing a double-circuit, 345,000-volt transmission line to connect to an existing line in southern Pleasant Prairie, […]

Crews to use light-duty helicopter for Badger Coulee Project

Work slated to begin this week from Town of Middleton to Town of Vienna MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used beginning this week to assist construction crews with work along Segment 1 of the Badger Coulee Project. Helicopter crews will begin pulling wires along the line beginning this week. The route generally follows […]

Managing vegetation with help from above

At American Transmission Co., our job is to safely and reliably operate the area transmission system, and we take that responsibility seriously. An important part of that involves managing the vegetation around our transmission facilities to prevent outages, and with more than 9,540 miles of transmission lines, that’s no small job. One unique approach we […]

Aerial tree trimming planned for western Wisconsin

Helicopter, air saw to be used along transmission line MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used beginning this week to trim trees along two existing 138,000-volt transmission lines from Montfort to Cassville and Cassville to Platteville. American Transmission Co. has contracted with Aerial Solutions, Inc. to manage vegetation growth along […]