Canadians’ help sought for a green desert oasis
The first city in the world likely to emit zero carbon and generate zero waste is, ironically, likely going to be in a country that gets most of its revenues from the sale of oil and gas.
Three years ago Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, came up with a grand plan. The country is rolling in petrodollars, which make up more than two-thirds of its gross domestic product.
Carmanah lights get makeover
Victoria firm targets global market with the help of sleeker products
Carmanah Technologies Corp revs up as one of B.C.’s Fastest Growing Companies
Carmanah Technologies Corp enjoyed a 281 percent increase in revenue between 2004 and 2008, earning it a top spot in Business in Vancouver's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list in 2009.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solar LEDs power up Carmanah sales
Carmanah Technologies Corp. has lit up the parking lot at NASA and now aims to light up streets all over the world with its foray into solar-powered LED street lighting.
And with billions of street lights scattered all over the globe and government infrastructure stimulus expected to come through, early signs of wider sales are positive.
Ted Lattimore, Carmanah chief executive, said the company's strategic sales jumped 20% in the second quarter from a year earlier, largely the result of the introduction of its EverGEN outdoor lighting, a product that attracted the attention of NASA.
"We've never seen anything like that before," Mr.
Clean power for the Galapagos
In order to protect its sensitive ecosystem, the Galapagos Islands will be discontinuing power generation from fossil fuels by 2015. Wind power will then cover a large part of this demand. The first wind farm has already been set up.
As one of the world's most unique and ecologically sensitive regions, the Galapagos Islands is a natural choice for green energy technology.
Carmanah signs agreement with frog
U.S. firm will design next-generation solar light products
Implementing Solar Technology to Improve Safety at Mine Sites
From Australia to Asia to America, one controversial factor remains constant with respect to mine sites around the world: safety. In an environment where heavy equipment, explosives, chemicals and industrial hazards are encountered daily, worker safety can be compromised. Effective illumination and marking of hazards and obstructions can help minimize injuries and fatalities among those who work in these areas.
The Sun Also Rises
Green tech makes a move into the top corporate ranks
Discover the Next Great Green Investment
"I'm trying to find companies that are either developing new technologies that facilitate more sustainable behaviour or playing an active role in deploying those solutions within an industry," says Ms. Elford, a CFA who worked in investment banking in Vancouver and New York before switching to research 13 years ago...
Carmanah Technologies, CMH-T a 13-year-old Victoria-based company develops self-contained solar LED and power systems for industrial and commercial applications - think marine beacons and runway lights.
Tomorrows LEaDers in Canada
Canada is becoming a hotbed for LED educational activities, reports Brian Owen