ATC joins with Minnesota Power on new power lines

American Transmission Co. Thursday that it is partnering with Minnesota Power to explore options for bringing electricity from Midwest and Canadian renewable sources to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

Pewaukee-based ATC, owner and operator of the high-voltage transmission system serving parts or all of four Midwest states, had previously worked with Minnesota Power on a 220-mile Arrowhead-Weston power line connecting Wausau and Duluth, Minn. Minnesota Power is a utility division of Allete Inc., of Duluth.

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