US Air Force Orders Carmanah Taxiway Lights, Helipad Lights & Obstruction Lights

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order from the US Air Force for more than 300 solar-powered LED airfield lights to be used for taxiway, helipad and obstruction applications at an undisclosed air base.

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Carmanah is the primary supplier of self-contained solar LED airfield lighting solutions for Department of Defense (DOD) commands worldwide. The Company has more than 28,000 units in use on 5 major continents to support defense and civil airfield operations.

With no trenching, cabling, or external power infrastructure required, Carmanah's solar LED airfield lights can be installed quickly with no disruption to ongoing operations. Their unique fully-integrated design is ideal for permanent, temporary and/or emergency applications and they have been field-proven to endure harsh environmental conditions, including extreme temperature swings, sand storms and jet blast.

Carmanah's airfield lights also incorporate the Company's patented MICROSOURCE® Energy Management System, ensuring they will operate reliably year-round for up to five years with no scheduled maintenance.

For more information about this project or the Company's unique airfield lighting products in general, please visit www.solarairportlights.com or contact the Aviation Lighting Division at:

Toll-free: 1-877-722-8877 (USA and Canada)
Worldwide: +1 (250) 380-0052
Fax: +1 (250) 380-0062
Web: www.solarairportlights.com

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-powered LED lighting, solar power systems & equipment 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.

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