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American Transmission Company

Enhanced SCADA and PMU Communications Backbone Project

Abstract

American Transmission Company LLC's (ATC's) Enhanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) Communications Backbone project deployed new fiber optic transmission communications infrastructure across the company's Wisconsin footprint. The interconnection of the new fiber segments integrated a total of 149 substations within ATC's data communications and collection networks and expanded ATC's data transfer capability. ATC enhanced the fiber optic network with satellite communication links to boost reliability across key segments of the system.

Contact Information

David Frederick
American Transmission Company LLC
P.O. Box 47
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53187-0047

Matt Falkowski
American Transmission Company LLC
P.O. Box 47
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53187-0047

Recipient team website: www.atcllc.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: American Transmission Company (Enhanced SCADA and PMU Communications Backbone Project)
HQ State: Wisconsin
NERC Region: RFC
Total Budget: $21,780,311
Federal Share: $10,890,156
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved Communications Reliability
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs