Badger – Coulee Line is a 345kV underground line from Badger, Wisconsin, US, to Coulee, Wisconsin, US.

Construction works on the Badger – Coulee Line started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2017.


The Badger – Coulee Line, which is an underground line, is being operated by American Transmission. The Badger – Coulee Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Badger – Coulee Line project development status

The development of the Badger – Coulee Line project was approved by Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2017.

About American Transmission

American Transmission Company LLC (ATC), a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group Inc is an electric transmission service provider that owns, operates and builds electric transmission lines. The company’s transmission system allows energy producers to transport electric power. It offers electric transmission service in an area from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, throughout the eastern half of Wisconsin and into portions of Illinois. ATC’s projects include Quad County Electric Reliability Project, Spring Valley-North Lake Geneva Electric Reliability Project and Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project, among others. The company operates in Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan, the US.


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