Carmanah announces requisition for the calling of a special meeting of shareholders

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (October 25, 2010) - Carmanah Technologies Corporation ("the Company") (TSX:CMH), a leader in solar LED lighting and power systems for a range of industrial applications, today announced that it has received a requisition for the calling of a special meeting of shareholders of the Company from a corporation allegedly holding approximately 9.5% of Carmanah's issued and outstanding common shares. The requisition states that the business to be transacted at the meeting is to consider an ordinary resolution directing the Company not to complete its proposed financing which is necessary to complete the acquisition of Lightech Electronic Technologies Ltd., which the Company announced on September 21, 2010. The requisition also calls for the removal of the Company's Board of Directors if the Board does not agree to be bound by the results of the ordinary resolution. The Board of Directors is evaluating the requisition and will respond in accordance with applicable law. 

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About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Since 1996, Carmanah has been engineering some of the most advanced solar LED lighting on the market. With over 300,000 installations worldwide, Carmanah technology has been put to the test in virtually every environment on Earth. Featuring a patented energy management system that provides enhanced autonomy and system performance, reliable off-grid lighting is something Carmanah is known for. Carmanah is a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol"CMH". Carmanah is backed by a worldwide network of lighting professionals. For more information, visit www.carmanah.com.

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

"Roland Sartorius"

Roland Sartorius
Chief Financial Officer

For further information, please contact:

Investors:
Investor Relations: Roland Sartorius
Toll-Free: 1.877.722.8877
investors@carmanah.com

Media:
Public Relations: David Davies
Tel: +1.250.382.4332
ddavies@carmanah.com
 

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