Carmanah Provides Solar LED Area and Sign Lighting for the University of British Columbia

November 25, 2005
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Carmanah’s Solar Power Systems Group has received an order from Chroma Communications in Coquitlam, BC to install solar-powered LED area and sign lighting at the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Endowment Lands pullout, just south of West 16th and Marine Drive in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This system represents Carmanah’s second installation of customized solar LED lighting with Chroma Communications.

The University pullout area features a campus map which required lighting for visibility and night-time safety, but the nearest power source was 200 metres away. Carmanah’s solar-powered LED light was the ideal environmentally-friendly and cost-effective solution. UBC is Canada’s first university to implement a sustainable development policy to use green energy wherever possible. Over the last 10 years UBC has installed several photovoltaic projects and developed many green buildings on campus.

For more information on this project or Carmanah’s solar power systems in general, please visit or contact:

Richard Wayte

Power Systems Group

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Worldwide: +1 (778) 371-8880

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About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy-efficient technologies that fundamentally change the way its customers operate. 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. 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 TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX“. For more information, please visit