Carmanah Receives Order from US Army for Solar-Powered LED Lighting

November 24, 2006
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Carmanah’s Solar LED Lighting Group has received and additional order from the US Army for several of its Model FP-50 floodlights, as well as Model A601 taxiway/obstruction lights and related mounting accessories. These products are scheduled for installation at a US forward operating air base in the Middle East.

Carmanah’s Model FP-50 floodlight is the world’s most advanced self-contained solar-powered LED general lighting system. It includes Carmanah’s self-contained 50W solar engine which is extremely compact and houses the required solar power, battery storage and electronics as one easy-to-install unit. The solar engine also features Carmanah’s patented MICROSOURCE® energy management system, a technology that has been used in installations worldwide to ensure reliable, high performance. The FP-50 floodlight is shipped as an easy-to-assemble, turnkey kit and is available with several LED light fixture options. It is currently being used for such diverse applications as illuminating windsocks, lighting apron perimeters and transport areas, illuminating walkways, buildings, washrooms etc. It is ideal for lighting areas where no access to grid power exits or the power is unreliable.

Carmanah’s Model A601 is the world’s most advanced solar-powered LED portable taxiway/obstruction light. This unit is completely integrated, self-contained, waterproof and compact. The A601 will operate at nearly any location on earth and it is extremely durable; it has been field-proven to withstand jet blast on the ground as well as harsh environmental conditions and extreme temperatures.

Carmanah now has more than 30,000 solar-powered LED aviation lights, floodlights and spotlights operating in the Middle East alone for defense applications.

Carmanah’s maintenance-free, self-contained solar LED lighting solutions offer reliable, cost effective solutions where infrastructure is not available or economically feasible. For more information on Carmanah’s full range of solar-powered LED aviation products and accessories, visit or contact the Aviation Lighting Division at:

Toll-free: 1-877-722-8877 (USA and Canada)

Worldwide: +1 (250) 380-0052

Fax: +1 (250) 380-0062



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-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.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation are publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX“. For more information, please visit