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Helicopter crews will patrol ATC transmission lines

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Helicopter crews began the annual patrolling of American Transmission Co. electric transmission lines Monday to look for damage, right-of-way encroachments and vegetation issues. ATC contracted the services of Chemair Helicopters of Jefferson, Wis. Crews are patrolling the transmission system in Bell 206B Jet Ranger helicopters. Weather permitting, crews will follow the general timeline below to inspect […]

ATC’s studies identify $3.4 billion in transmission investment needed over next 10 years

Annual planning assessment includes regional, multi-benefit projects for reliability, economic savings and renewable energy delivery PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has issued its annual 10-Year Transmission System Assessment, calling for $3.4 billion in electric transmission system improvements in portions of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan through 2019. “There is an increasing need for an expanded regional transmission […]

American Transmission Co. announces open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Eight informational open houses to be held throughout the project study area PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is beginning a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project with the first in a series of informational open houses for residents and other stakeholders in the 150-mile project study area in late September and […]

American Transmission Co. beginning construction on Milton power line

Line will bring power to new Rock Energy Cooperative substation MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Friday will begin construction activities on a new four-mile, 69-kilovolt electric transmission line to serve the Milton area. Construction activities will begin with vegetation clearing along the route in preparation for ATC to drill holes and set pole foundations beginning in […]

ATC applies for permission to improve transmission system in Sparta-Tomah area

Regulatory filing submitted to Public Service Commission of Wisconsin PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild and upgrade an existing electric transmission line that connects the Monroe County Substation near Sparta and the Council Creek Substation near Tomah. ATC also will build a new substation as […]