Carmanah Provides Additional Solar-Powered LED Bus Shelters to King County Metro Transit, Seattle, WA

August 21, 2006
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Carmanah has received an order from King County Metro Transit of Seattle, WA, for an additional 36 units of its i-SHELTER™ solar-powered LED shelter lighting systems. This order follows a previous order of several systems in June 2005. These i-SHELTER™ systems are scheduled for installation throughout downtown Seattle and its surrounding areas.

Carmanah’s unique, intelligent i-SHELTER™ solar LED shelter lighting systems provide Seattle with bus shelter lighting without the high installation costs, traffic disruption and ongoing maintenance costs associated with conventional grid-powered lighting.

King County Metro Transit is dedicated to maintaining a healthy and safe environment. For the past 2 years, Carmanah has worked closely with King County Metro Transit to fine-tune a customized product design that matched specific system operating profile requirements while remaining cost-effective, maintenance free and visually pleasing. Carmanah’s patented MICROSOURCE® Energy Management System will also automatically optimize operation and reliability for Seattle’s low sunlight conditions.

About i-SHELTER™ Solar LED Bus Shelter Lighting

Carmanah’s proprietary i-SHELTER™ solar LED lighting system is the most advanced solar shelter lighting technology in the industry. Using Carmanah’s field-proven MICROSOURCE® energy management system, the i-SHELTER™ system is an extremely reliable, cost-effective, and high performance lighting solution that can be installed quickly to new or existing shelters without the need for trenching, cabling or grid power hookups. The i-SHELTER™ lighting system is also designed to operate without scheduled servicing for up to 5 years.

For more information about Carmanah’s unique transit shelter and bus stop lighting solutions, please visit or contact:

North America & International

Marion Randell

#4 – 203 Harbour Road

Victoria, BC, Canada V9A 3S2

Toll-Free: 1-877-722-8877

Phone: (250) 380-0052

Fax: (250) 389-0040

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. 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 under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX“. For more information, please visit