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ATC wins environmental stewardship award

Innovative use of engineered construction mats cited DE PERE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has captured a Business Friend of the Environment Award from the Wisconsin Environmental Working Group, an affiliate of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. The company was recognized for its “willingness to go beyond the regulatory requirements by seeking out and implementing a cost-effective, environmentally conscientious method […]

American Transmission Co. names Jett director of Business Development

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has named Paul Jett director of Business Development, effective June 1, 2010. Jett is the first member of the newly created Business Development team, which will work to identify electric transmission development opportunities outside of ATC’s primary footprint of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Jett most recently served as director of regional transmission […]

Regulatory review underway for proposed power line

PSCW determines ATC’s application is complete DE PERE, Wis. – A proposed 115,000-volt electric transmission line proposed by American Transmission Co. is under review by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. The line would run seven or eight miles from the Clear Lake Substation on Highway 47 to a new substation to be built by Wisconsin Public Service […]

American Transmission Co. signs agreements with U.S. Department of Energy for smart grid investment grants

$12.7 million to be used to enhance smart grid within ATC footprint PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. has entered into two agreements with the United States Department of Energy, accepting investment grants totaling $12.7 million to invest in smart grid technologies to be incorporated into ATC’s transmission system. The DOE in October notified ATC that two […]

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, […]