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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 […]

ATC energizes new 138,000-volt transmission line in Upper Michigan

Holmes-Old Mead Road project will boost area electric reliability DE PERE, Wis. – After years of planning, regulatory review and construction, a 58-mile transmission line has been placed in service between the Holmes Substation in Menominee County and the Old Mead Road Substation in Escanaba, Mich. The project is designed to help address the unique […]

Aerial tree trimming planned for Baraboo, Spring Green areas

Helicopter, air saw to be used along transmission line MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter and heavy-duty air saw will be used beginning next week to trim trees along an existing 138,000-volt transmission line from Baraboo to Spring Green. American Transmission Co. has contracted with Aerial Solutions, Inc. to manage vegetation growth along its transmission line […]

Low-growing vegetation aids butterflies, keeps rights-of-way compatible

Transmission line corridors in central Wisconsin are prime habitat for the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly. The larvae of these butterflies feed only on wild lupine plants, severely restricting where they can survive. We are among a group of more than 30 public and private landowners working to protect the species through habitat conservation plans. […]

Kids enjoy Summer Saunters on the Ice Age Trail

The Ice Age Trail Alliance Summer Saunters program provides an opportunity for kids to learn about the state’s glacial, cultural and natural history while hiking and exploring along the trail. American Transmission Co. partnered with the Alliance this year to help make Milwaukee Saunters a reality. The program takes youth on five unique hikes on […]