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Kronenwetter, Marshfield and Stevens Point add trees with help from ATC

Three central Wisconsin municipalities recently increased their tree populations with the help of grants from American Transmission Co.’s Community Planting Program. The program encourages and supports communities in planting trees and vegetation that enhance the local area without compromising the safety and reliability of the electric transmission system. The Village of Kronenwetter planted 10 trees […]

Hiawatha National Forest and American Transmission Co. develop first-of-its-kind operating plan agreement

GLADSTONE, Mich., and PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The Hiawatha National Forest and American Transmission Co. have developed a first-of-its-kind operating plan between a utility and national forest since the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A) Forest Service adopted a new rule to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires on public land. The plan will protect public […]

Advancing careers in vegetation management 

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point offers the only professional utility vegetation management certificate program in North America thanks, in part, to the vegetation management team at American Transmission Co.    The Utility Arborist Association and Utility Vegetation Management Association developed the Utility Vegetation Management Certificate Program in 2014. The certification includes a college-level training program for middle managers and leaders in utility vegetation management and […]

2020 Annual Report to the Community highlights our commitment to a sustainable energy future

At American Transmission Co., we are connecting people and communities with a sustainable energy future. Each year we publish an annual report to summarize highlights and provide a look into what we see for the future. This year we are combining our annual and environmental, social and governance reports into one summary document. Our 2020 […]

Helicopters used to install bird diverters on five ATC transmission lines

ATC recently installed more than 1,800 bird diverters by helicopter on the wires of five transmission lines in Columbia, Dane, Sauk, Waupaca and Waushara Counties. Using a light-duty helicopter from Winco Powerline Services, ATC’s construction partner M.J. Electric, LLC installed the diverters to help keep birds safe. ATC uses two types of bird diverters – […]