Jun. 20, 2022

Students Explore Solar Careers

By Sphere Solar Energy – Lake City, Seattle/May 2022 Over 100 students participated in a Solar 101 Career Exploration workshop presented by Sphere Solar Energy as part of a Climate Day of Action at Nathan Hale High School. Students got to see a demonstration of how a solar panel converts the sun’s rays into clean […]

Read More
Jan. 27, 2022

The Green Energy Space

The story of how a group of friends came together to make a large impact for an environmental school over three thousand miles from their hometown. By Sphere Solar Energy – Puerto Rico/January 2022 Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20,2017, as a deadly Category 4 storm, with 175 mph winds devastating the island’s […]

Read More
Jul. 06, 2021

Shiloh Baptist Church Hosts A Solar Energy 101 Community Workshop

By Kristine Coman – Taken from Hilltop Action Journal, June-July 2021 As you may know, Shiloh Baptist Church won a $50,000 Grant from the Evergreen Options Program to help with the purchase and installation of on-site renewable energy projects. Shiloh chose Sphere Solar Energy the only minority-owned solar contractor in the region to lead the […]

Read More
Dec. 30, 2021

Sphere Solar Energy: Powering Communities from Mercer Island to Kenya

By Eric Laschever Click here to read original article What do a Maasai village, a Puerto Rican school, the City of Mercer Island, and Spark Northwest have in common? The answer: Edwin Wanji, founder of Seattle-based Sphere Solar Energy, a community installer for Spark Northwest’s Solarize Program. Growing up in Kenya, Edwin learned to appreciate […]

Read More
Dec. 13, 2018

Can Solar Help Safeguard Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico?

by Manola Secaira Click here to read original article The week Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in October 2017, Mark Méndez found himself talking to a friend, Edwin Wanji, in North Seattle’s Hellbent Brewing. While disaster stories and images inundated local TV stations, Méndez knew his own father, the mayor of a Puerto Rican town […]

Read More
Nov. 27, 2019

Sphere Solar Gears Up For New Project in Rural Kenya

Sphere Solar Energy isn’t just another solar installer. Edwin Wanji started our organization because he believes that solar panels can be a tool to increase community resiliency and help marginalized communities adapt to the realities of climate change. We’ve put a portion of our yearly revenues to support charitable projects that benefit underserved communities, including […]

Read More
Nov. 26, 2019

Sphere Solar Provides Solar Installations for Maasai Town in Kenya

From day one, Sphere Solar Energy has been dedicated to using the power of solar technology to benefit marginalized communities. That means those who don’t have reliable access to electricity, or who can benefit from increased resilience from storms and droughts brought on by climate change. Our Founder and Owner, Edwin Wanji, has pledged to […]

Read More
Aug. 15, 2018

Empowering Sustainable Agriculture with Solar Energy

In 2015, Climatescope found Honduras’ power outages to be highly frequent and of long duration. Sphere Solar Energy has chosen to work with Universidad Nacional de Agricultura(UNAG) in Olancho, Honduras to install solar panels. UNAG offers education to mostly grant recipients in programs like Vegetable and Animal production, Agricultural Engineering and Economics, Natural Resources, and others. […]

Read More
Aug. 10, 2018

Bringing Reliable Solar Power to a Haitian Orphange

Sphere Solar Energy is excited to partner with the Cliff Avril Family Foundation and WE to install solar panels on an orphanage in Haiti. This project will bring an energy to a community in need, opening a multitude of new opportunities. We believe in the empowerment that energy independence brings to communities across the world. […]

Read More