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 Energy® and American Transmission Co.® share the same vision for transmission development, focusing on building transmission that:

  • Strengthens electric system reliability
  • Increases grid efficiency, thus reducing energy delivery costs
  • Improves access to the wholesale electricity market for local distribution companies, who can then pass on savings to electric consumers
  • Supports public policy renewable goals, by cost-effectively connecting high-quality renewable resources to load center
  • The nation’s largest electric power holding company serving more than 7.1 million customers in six states

  • Owns approximately 32,000 miles of transmission lines

  • Interest in DATC is held by Duke Energy’s Commercial Businesses

  • Fortunes 250 company; NYSE: DUK

  • Headquartered in North Carolina

  • The nation’s first, multi-state transmission-only utility

  • Formed in 2001

  • Invested $3.5 billion in building more than 2,800 miles of transmission lines in the past 14 years in four Midwestern states: Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois

  • Excellent track record of project approvals

  • Owns and operates 9,500 miles of transmission lines and 530 substations

  • Headquartered in Wisconsin