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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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.

Wind Statistics

The American Wind Energy Association reports the U.S. wind industry has added more than 35 percent of all new generating capacity over the past four years…. Learn more from AWEA.

Economic Impact

A May 2011 Brattle Group study estimates that more than 150,000 jobs could be created annually in the U.S. over the next two decades by upgrading and expanding the grid. Learn more from Brattle.

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.