Bariven S.A. Upgrades Carupano Airport with Carmanah Solar LED Aviation Lights

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, (April 2, 2008) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) has received an order to supply solar-powered portable airfield lights for Bariven S.A. in Venezuela, a subsidiary of PDVSA. The order, valued at over $800,000 USD, will provide the tools to equip Venezuela's Carupano Airport with a stand-alone system of solar-powered LED (light emitting diode) aviation lights.

Cost effective, energy efficient, and easy to install, Carupano's new solar lighting system includes Carmanah's A704-5 runway edge lights, threshold lights, handheld radio controllers, A601 taxiway lights and supporting mounting hardware for permanent installation. Using the programmable interface, the user can set on/off times, brightness levels, flash patterns, infrared or visible outputs and more.

As the largest supplier of self-contained solar LED airfield lighting solutions in the world, Carmanah's advanced airfield lights have been field-proven to endure challenging environmental conditions including extreme temperatures, poor solar conditions, sandstorms, and flooding. With thousands of systems in operation, Carmanah provides the tools for a full range of airfield lighting and power applications, including permanent, portable, temporary and emergency lighting systems.

For more information on Carmanah solar aviation lights, visit www.solarairportlights.com.

About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is one of the world's premier suppliers of renewable and energy-efficient technologies, including solar-powered LED lighting, solar power systems & equipment and LED illuminated signage. From its global headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Carmanah oversees a network of branch offices and sales representatives around the world.

Carmanah is a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMH" and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol "QCX". For more information, visit www.carmanah.com.

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