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ATC recognized by Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council

For the fourth consecutive year, American Transmission Co. received recognition as a Green Professional organization by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Masters program. The Green Masters Program identifies nine key areas that define business sustainability: energy, carbon, water, waste management, transportation, supply chain, education and outreach, workforce and governance. Participants must apply each year […]

ATC ahead of the curve when it comes to driving electric

It’s National Drive Electric Week, and at American Transmission Co., we drive green all year long. Three years ago, ATC purchased a small fleet of Chevrolet Volts as part of a grassroots effort by employees to find a more environmentally friendly option for company travel. Called REVs, the vehicles save fuel, reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]

Supporting STEM in schools

American Transmission Co. is committed to helping bolster science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, courses in schools. Employees visit middle and high schools throughout ATC’s footprint to share their own stories about successful careers in STEM. ATC also helps schools design projects that give students real-world experience solving engineering problems. We are a proud […]

Deadline to apply to community planting programs is Sept. 30

Trees and vegetation are among the features that make communities special places for residents and visitors. American Transmission Co. offers two ways for applicants to create green spaces by planting vegetation: the Community Planting Program and the Pollinator Habitat Program. ATC’s Community Planting Program encourages the growth of trees or tall growing vegetation the smart way – […]

Seed mixes benefit pollinators

Low-growing perennial forbs and grasses can grow and thrive within transmission line rights-of-way. Following transmission line construction in designated areas, ATC works with our environmental contractors to plant seed mixes that generate vegetation that is compatible with the rights-of-way and also benefits pollinators. In partnership with horticulturist and gardening expert Melinda Myers, we’ve put together […]