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ATC places upgraded power line in service

Rebuilt facilities in northern Wisconsin, Upper Michigan improve power flow DE PERE, Wis. – The last section of a rebuilt electric transmission line between Conover, Wis., and Quinnesec, Mich. has been placed into service. “Upgrading this 74-mile line from 69,000 volts to 138,000 volts has helped reinforce the electric system in the entire region,” said Tom Schemm, […]

American Transmission Co. completes work on cost-saving power line

High-voltage line in south central Wisconsin connects to regional generation sources PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has put into service a new, 35-mile highvoltage electric transmission line in south central Wisconsin that provides local electric utilities with improved access to the regional energy market to buy and sell electricity when it is economic to do so. The […]

American Transmission Co. names Banks to lead Internal Audit, Compliance

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has named Juanita C. Banks director of Internal Audit and Compliance. Banks will provide strategic direction for both departments and will oversee ATC’s compliance with new federal mandatory reliability standards that ensure the safe and reliable operation of the bulk electric system. Banks will report to Bert Garvin, vice president, general counsel and […]

American Transmission Co. to begin soil boring in Yahara Wetlands

Environmentally friendly process will help determine pole placement MADISON, Wis. – Although the actual construction won’t begin until 2011, American Transmission Co. is starting preliminary field work this week for a new 32-mile, 345,000-volt electric transmission line through Dane County between the towns of Middleton and Christiana. The power line route along the Beltline Highway that was approved […]

American Transmission Co. names Sanford deputy general counsel

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has named Dan Sanford deputy general counsel and director of Legal Services. Sanford, who served as managing attorney, will report to Robert Garvin, vice president, general counsel and secretary. Sanford joined ATC in December 2001 as one of its first staff attorneys, and was promoted to managing attorney in 2007. He has […]