American Transmission Co.

Helping to keep the lights on, businesses running and communities strong®

Blog

ATC Family Fun Zone supports Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

ATC is once again sponsoring the Family Fun Zone in support of Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The event is being held virtually for a second consecutive year and runs through Sept. 18. Participants can log into the ATC Family Fun Zone on the Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk website to […]

ATC supports three native oak savannas in southeast Wisconsin

American Transmission Co. is helping to restore three native oak savannas in southeast Wisconsin through our Community Planting Program grants. Once common in the Midwest, forming a boundary between prairies and forests, oak savannas are now one of the rarest ecosystems on earth. The openness of an oak savanna, with large trees growing far apart, […]

Sturgeon Bay Submarine Cable Replacement Project now complete

ATC’s three-year project to replace a half-mile, 69,000-volt submarine transmission line under the Sturgeon Bay Ship Channel is now complete. The new transmission line that connects Wisconsin’s lower and upper Door County enhances regional electric reliability and replaces a single circuit with three cables that were originally installed under the channel in the early 1980s.    To install the new circuit, ATC’s construction partner conducted horizontal directional drilling to bore an 1,883-foot-long, 3-foot-diameter hole into the rock bed, 155 feet below the channel. We then connected sections of the half-mile pipe […]

Cardinal-Hickory Creek co-owners file joint statement to PSCW to rescind and reopen project’s CPCN

JOINT STATEMENT Utilities file request with Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rescind and reopen Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project ATC and ITC Midwest on June 28 filed a request with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) asking the PSCW to rescind and reopen the Certificate of […]

NEW Zoo and ATC Partner to Provide Fresh Tree Trimmings to Animals  

American Transmission Co.’s vegetation management program helps maintain a safe and reliable electric grid for homes and businesses in Wisconsin. Recently, vegetation removed from the electric transmission rights-of-way under the direction of ATC’s certified utility arborists became part of the menu for animals at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park in Green Bay, Wis.   “Trees can compromise safety or cause interruptions […]