Crew of lineworkers to empower a global community for a better tomorrow A crew of 14 Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers traveled to Guatemala Sunday as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project …Read More.
Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.
When Indiana linemen arrived in Sepamac, Guatemala, they faced immense challenges. They needed to string 11 miles of wire and connect 76 poles and 96 anchors, all by hand and with record temperatures of 100-degree heat. When Gayvin Strantz, vice …Read More.
What is Project Indiana?
Through Project Indiana, Indiana’s electric cooperatives are empowering global communities one Guatemalan village at a time. Beginning in 2012, the International Year of the Cooperative, two teams of Indiana linemen spent a month electrifying three villages in Guatemala. Lives were …Read More.
Meet the linemen of Project Indiana
In the jungles of Guatemala, 14 linemen from Indiana’s electric cooperatives braved primitive roads and mountainous terrain — different challenges than what they typically face as Indiana linemen. But together, they had one goal — to electrify Sepamac, a remote …Read More.