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PSC approves ATC’s Monroe County-Council Creek Project

Plan includes new substation, rebuilding existing transmission line between Sparta and Tomah areas MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Tuesday received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to build the new Timberwolf Substation in the Town of Tomah and upgrade an approximately 17-mile, 161- and 69-kilovolt electric transmission line from the Monroe […]

ATC withdraws Barnhart-Branch River project filing at PSC

Project affected by announcement of Kewaunee Power Station closing  PEWAUKEE, Wis. – The announcement by Dominion Resources Inc. that the Kewaunee Power Station would close in spring 2013 is affecting plans for a proposed transmission line reinforcement project in eastern Wisconsin.  “Our Barnhart-Branch River project was proposed, in part, to address transmission system limitations in […]

ATC files application for Barnhart-Branch River project

New facilities would strengthen electric grid in eastern Wisconsin PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is seeking approval from state regulators for a project to improve electric system reliability by reconfiguring the 345-kilovolt transmission grid in eastern Wisconsin. A regulatory application for the proposed Barnhart-Branch River project, which includes two new substations and a new […]

Helicopter crews patrol ATC transmission lines

Inspection of lines during next four weeks will help prevent outages PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is using helicopter crews to inspect its electric transmission system across four states through mid-November. The crews, using Bell 206B Jet Ranger helicopters, are looking for equipment damage, right-of-way encroachments and vegetation issues throughout the system, which spans […]

ATC and Xcel Energy announce public open houses for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Kaya Freiman American Transmission Co.               877-506-6117 Brian Elwood   Xcel Energy    715-737-2565        Five public open houses will be held in October MADISON, Wis. – American Transmission Co. and Xcel Energy are continuing a multi-year public outreach process for the proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project with the fourth in a series of public open […]