Carmanah’s i-STOP® Solar LED Bus Stop Certified by US Federal Highway Administration

December 12, 2006
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Carmanah’s Solar LED Lighting Group is pleased to report that the Company’s i-STOP® solar-powered LED bus stop has been successfully tested in accordance with the guidelines contained in the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 350, Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Features.

Published by the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the NCHRP Report 350 was developed to subject roadside safety features to severe vehicle impact conditions through normalized test conditions.

When installed on an approved breakaway device, Carmanah’s award-winning i-STOP® solar-powered LED lighting system is certified to NCHRP-350 road safety standards.

For a copy of the FHWA approval letter (#SS143), please 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