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American Transmission Co. issues annual 10-Year Transmission System Assessment

Asset renewal projects, green energy interconnection requests on the rise PEWAUKEE, Wis. – In a review of market conditions and transmission needs, American Transmission Co.’s annual 10-year plan for electric grid improvements highlights the need for asset renewal projects to ensure reliability, efficiency and safety, and increased interconnection requests from resource developers. “The combination of […]

ATC, Milwaukee Bucks tip off fourth season of Trees for Threes

There’s good news for Wisconsin schools today. American Transmission Co. and the Milwaukee Bucks have announced our fourth season of partnership for the Trees for Threes program, which is deeply rooted in care for the environment and cause for the community. Here’s how it works: for every 3-point shot that the Bucks score at home […]

Crews to use helicopters for transmission line construction

Work slated to begin next week near Avoca PEWAUKEE, Wis. – A heavy-duty helicopter will be used next week to assist in the construction of a 69,000-volt transmission line replacement project along the Wisconsin River, from Avoca, Wis. to Lone Rock, Wis. The helicopter from Erickson Inc. will arrive in Avoca the weekend of Oct. […]

Boss Lift showcases Air National Guard mission to employers

Two American Transmission Co. leaders were among several employers of Minnesota National Guard airmen who participated in the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Boss Lift held recently at the 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth, Minn. Duane Schoon, ATC director of real time operations, and Kristie Erickson, ATC manager, system control, were nominated to […]

ATC provides update on Madison substation fires

Cause traced to mechanical failure of a voltage regulating component; DNR directing environmental cleanup; new transformer to be operational this month PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is working on activities relating to the recent fires at Blount and East Campus substations in Madison and providing information regarding the cause, status of the environmental cleanup […]