Solar Powered LED Lanterns

Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Solar-powered light emitting diode lanterns for marking anti-terrorism nets have been shipped by the Canadian company, Carmanah Technologies, to the U.S. Navy. The first order of US$22,000 will be used on a floating barrier to protect ships in port. The Model 601 LED lantern provide five years of operation without battery or bulb replacement or servicing, are self-cleaning and waterproof with a polycarbonate/polymer housing.