Carmanah Provides Stand-Alone Solar Power Systems for GPS Monitoring in Washington State

January 8, 2007
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Carmanah’s Power Systems Group has received an order from a global manufacturer of GPS-based technology for 22 units of its proprietary MAPPS solar power systems.

Carmanah’s MAPPS solar power systems will power GPS equipment used for freeway bridge monitoring by the Washington Department of Transportation. They will be deployed along the Interstate 5 corridor to detect bridge movement and provide continuous input to a centralized data center.

About Carmanah’s MAPPS Solar Power Systems

Solar power is a safe and reliable solution to power remote systems, such as the vehicle monitoring equipment mentioned above. Carmanah’s stand-alone MAPPS solar power systems are the only integrated, turnkey systems currently available that have been specifically designed for remote industrial applications. In fact, MAPPS systems can even be approved for Class I, DIV. II hazardous locations.

Carmanah’s MAPPS systems are also an excellent power solution for the following applications:

  • Video surveillance
  • Homeland security
  • Pipeline monitors
  • Security Lighting
  • Remote Communications
  • Perimeter Security
  • Water Resource Security
  • Construction Sites
  • Motion Sensing
  • Emergency Calls

Thousands of MAPPS stand-alone solar power systems have been deployed worldwide over the past 15 years. They are field-proven to endure the extremely harsh environments found at many remote locations. As MAPPS systems are shipped as complete, easy-to-assemble kits, they can be installed quickly with minimal technical expertise. For more information on this project or Carmanah’s MAPPS solar power systems in general, please visit or contact:

Industrial & Government Sales

Power Systems Group

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Toll-free: 1-800-635-7497 (USA & Canada)

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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 power systems & equipment, solar-powered LED lighting 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