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ATC awards $74,500 for community plantings

American Transmission Co. in 2013 launched a planting program to support tree and vegetation planting in communities in its service area. During the first year of the program 59 eligible municipalities and counties received financial support for planting projects on public property within their communities in the form of grants ranging from $250 to $5,000. […]

American Transmission Co. awards $74,500 to sponsor community plantings

Program supports efforts to beautify communities PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this year launched a planting program to support tree and vegetation planting in communities in its service area. During the first year of the program 59 eligible municipalities and counties received financial support for planting projects on public property within their communities in […]

Pleasant Prairie-Zion Energy Center transmission line placed in service

Multi-Value Project delivers economic benefits, establishes another important high-voltage interstate connection PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. Friday energized a newly constructed 345-kilovolt electric transmission line that establishes another important high-voltage interstate connection between Wisconsin and Illinois. The approximately 5-mile line runs from the Pleasant Prairie Substation in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., to the Zion Energy […]

A bird’s eye view of our Avian Protection Program

Balancing our responsibility to improve electric system reliability with our environmental responsibilities in planning and construction is critical, and we have developed practices that provide guidance for construction work: avoidance, protection and restoration. Read more about our Avian Protection Program.

Crews use helicopters during Pleasant Prairie-Zion Project construction

Helicopters can be a real time and cost saver in transmission line construction projects. In this video, a helicopter is being used to string ropes between structures on our Pleasant Prairie-Zion Transmission Line Project near Pleasant Prairie, Wis. The ropes are then used to pull the wires between the poles.