Carmanah Powers New Brunswick Hotspot with Solar Power Technology

Friday, July 27, 2007

Carmanah is providing the solar power technology to power a remote wireless telecommunications application in Miramichi, New Brunswick. The stand-alone solar power system was ordered by ShadComm Ltd., a provider and integrator of analog and digital video, two-way radio, and wireless networking and industrial control systems.

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick is currently developing its wireless infrastructure by installing wireless hot spots throughout the city. Wireless hotspots are venues that offer Wi-Fi access so the general public can use laptops, WiFi phones, and other portable devices to access the Internet. ShadComm Ltd., chose to power this hotspot with a Carmanah stand-alone solar power system because of this system's proven durability and reliable performance.

In addition to telecommunications applications like the Miramichi installation, Carmanah's integrated, turnkey solar power systems can support a variety of applications:

  • Video surveillance
  • Pipeline monitors
  • Security lighting
  • Remote communications
  • Perimeter security
  • Water resource security
  • Construction sites
  • Motion sensors
  • Emergency calls

Thousands of Carmanah solar power systems have been deployed worldwide over the past 15 years. Field proven to endure the extremely harsh environments found at many remote locations, Carmanah solar power systems are shipped as complete, easy-to-assemble kits that can be installed quickly with minimal technical expertise.

For more information, visit or contact:

Industrial and Government Sales

Power Systems Group

Carmanah Technologies Corporation|

Rich Wayte

Worldwide: +1 (778) 371-8880

Fax: +1 (604)431-7331

About Carmanah Technologies Corporation
Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy-efficient technologies. The Company is currently focused on three technology groups: solar power systems & equipment, solar-powered LED lighting and LED-illuminated signage.

Carmanah is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has branch offices and/or sales representation in 11 cities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. With more than 250,000 installations worldwide, Carmanah is one of the world's premier suppliers of energy-efficient products.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMH" and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol "QCX". For more information, please visit