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ATC employee running 552 miles in 10 days for cancer research

On the morning of May 24, David Jesse, training support specialist at American Transmission Co., started the Infinitus 888K, which is a 10-day, 552-mile ultramarathon. Jesse answered some of our questions about his training, game plan and motivation before the race. Q: 552 miles over 10 days sounds unfathomable to most. Why do it? A: […]

Bucks, ATC and Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy team up on Trees for Threes

“Thump-chhhhhh.” This was the sound that the fresh soil made, blanketing the roots of five newly planted ornamental trees at Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy. Add the squeals of delight from school children getting a little dirt under their nails in the planting process and high-fives from Bango. School staff, Bucks Volundeers, ATC, media and many […]

Pollinators power Milwaukee County Zoo’s Party for the Planet

Despite the occasional cool rain showers (and even snow in years past), it doesn’t stop visitors from coming to the Milwaukee County Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet. How do we know? ATC has been a sponsor of this event for over a decade. “Party for the Planet is one of our favorite events here,” said Laura […]

The people who help keep the lights on: Tom Dagenais, Manager, Strategic Project Planning

Tom Dagenais, manager, strategic project planning, develops solutions for the future of the electric transmission grid within American Transmission Co.’s service area. He says ATC is the perfect fit for him because he knows what he does makes a difference. “There’s a lot of passion; you can tell that day in, day out in what […]

ATC electrically reconnects the Upper Peninsula and lower Michigan

Three undamaged cables combined to form a powerline across Straits of Mackinac PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has restored the electrical connection between the Upper Peninsula and lower Michigan. Two powerlines made up of six submarine cables in the Straits of Mackinac tripped offline Sunday, April 1. Three cables are needed to make one […]