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American Transmission Company

Phasor Measurement Unit Project

Abstract

American Transmission Company LLC’s (ATC’s) Phasor Measurement Unit project deployed synchrophasor technologies to expand collection of synchrophasor data from 25 to 70 substations across the company’s service area. The project deployed phasor measurement units (PMUs) and data collection software, and digital fault recorders (DFRs) were upgraded to achieve PMU functionality. This project was associated with ATC’s Enhanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition and PMU Communications Backbone Project, another project funded through the Smart Grid Investment Grant program.

Contact Information

Jim Kleitsch
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 (Phasor Measurement Unit Project)
HQ State: Wisconsin
NERC Region: MRO
Total Budget: $2,776,261
Federal Share: $1,330,825
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Improved Electric Service Reliability
  • Reduced Congestion Cost
  • Reduced Costs from Transmission Line Losses
  • Reduced Electricity Costs for Customers
  • Reduced Operating and Maintenance Costs
  • Reduced Wide-Scale Blackouts