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.

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For DATC, grid expansion is a team effort.

Fortnightly Magazine – October 2014 As an industry, electric transmission today embodies both old and new. For every established, old-line utility building new lines to ensure reliability within its regulated service territory, there’s a private developer, looking to unlock the potential of far-flung windpower resources. Here, we interview the two top executives at Duke-American Transmission […]

$8-billion green energy initiative proposed for Los Angeles

First initiative of its kind in U.S. Project would link one of nation’s largest wind farms to one of world’s biggest energy storage facilities LOS ANGELES – Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. The project […]

Duke-American Transmission buys stake in 84-mile California transmission line

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke-American Transmission today completed its previously announced purchase from Atlantic Power of 72 percent of the capacity of Path 15 – an 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. The nine-year-old line connects the state’s northern and southern transmission grids, playing a key role in maintaining statewide electric system reliability and market […]

Zephyr Power Transmission Project open house in Wheatland, Wyo., rescheduled for Apr. 30

Duke-American Transmission Co. has rescheduled a Zephyr Power Transmission Project open house in Wheatland, Wyo., originally scheduled for earlier this month but was cancelled due to inclement weather.

DATC announces public open houses for Zephyr Power Transmission Project

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke-American Transmission Co. is hosting a series of open houses to seek public feedback on its proposed route for the Zephyr Power Transmission Project, an approximately 850-mile transmission line that would deliver wind energy generated in eastern Wyoming to population centers in the southwestern U.S. As proposed, the Zephyr project will begin […]

DATC to purchase interest in California’s Path 15 transmission line

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke-American Transmission Co. (DATC) has reached an agreement to purchase Atlantic Power Corporation’s interest in the Path 15 transmission project, an existing 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. “Path 15, which connects the transmission grids between northern and southern California, plays an important role in maintaining regional electric system reliability and […]

Zephyr Power Transmission to seek EIS contractor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Zephyr Power Transmission, LLC (“Zephyr”) will be soliciting bids from potential contractors to prepare an Environmental Impact Study at the direction of the Bureau of Land Management in response to a right of way application for the Zephyr Power Transmission Project. Interested parties should contact Zephyr by email prior to January 1, […]

DATC project to deliver Wyoming wind power to California and southwestern United States

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke-American Transmission Co. has acquired the Zephyr Power Transmission Project and will continue the design and development of the proposed 950-mile transmission line that would deliver wind energy generated in eastern Wyoming to California and the southwestern United States.

DATC announces integrated transmission development plan in five Midwestern states

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke-American Transmission Co. today released its first set of transmission projects that include seven new transmission line projects in five Midwestern states. These projects will fill gaps in the existing transmission grid, improve electric system reliability and market efficiency, provide economic benefits to local utilities and enable increased delivery of high-quality renewable resources.

Duke Energy and American Transmission Co. Form Joint Venture to Build Transmission in North America

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy and American Transmission Co. announced the creation of Duke-American Transmission Co., a joint venture that will build, own and operate new electric transmission infrastructure in North America.