Duke-American Transmission Co.

We bring together the strengths of two leading electric industry companies to build, own and operate new electric transmission facilities throughout North America.

About us

Duke-American Transmission Co. has a vision for transmission development that:

  • Improves electric system reliability
  • Increases grid efficiency, thus reducing energy delivery costs
  • Improves access to the wholesale electricity market for local distribution companies, which can pass savings on to electric consumers
  • Supports public policy energy goals by cost-effectively bringing high-quality renewable resources to market
  • The nation’s largest electric power holding company, serving 7.3 million customers in six states

  • Approximately $118.5 billion in assets (as of Aug. 6, 2015)

  • Owns and operates 32,400 miles of transmission lines

  • Transmission-owning member of MISO and PJM regional transmission organizations

  • Identified $8 billion of transmission infrastructure projects, including one approved MISO Multi-Value Project

  • Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.

  • Employs 29,000

  • Founded in 1904

  • Fortune 250 company listed on New York Stock Exchange under symbol "DUK"

  • Formed in 2001 as the nation’s first, multi-state transmission-only utility

  • $4 billion in assets

  • Invested $3.8 billion in building more than 2,400 miles of transmission lines in the past 15 years in four Midwestern states: Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois

  • Projecting $3.7 billion to $4.5 billion in transmission infrastructure projects over the next decade in current service area, including three MISO Multi-Value Projects

  • Excellent track record of project approvals

  • Owns and operates more than 9,540 miles of transmission lines and 545 substations

  • Headquartered in Wisconsin with more than 650 employees

  • Transmission-owning member of MISO