USAF Upgrades Airfield with Carmanah Solar-powered LED Aviation Lights

June 13, 2008
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (June 13, 2008) – Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) is providing solar-powered airfield lights for a United States Air Force installation in the Middle East. The order, valued at approximately USD $463,000 will enable the facility to upgrade its five-year-old system of A702 solar-powered airfield lights with Carmanah’s wireless, high-visibility A704-5 GEN II runway lights. The new airfield-lighting system will help ensure the safety of air traffic and airport personnel by providing bright and reliable lighting for taxiways and runways within this challenging environment.

Featuring Carmanah’s top-of-the-line solar-powered A704-5 airfield lights, the new solar-powered system significantly improves visibility thanks to a revolutionary new optical lens and high-intensity LED light source that makes the new lights up to 40 times brighter. Dual-mode LEDs can be switched from visible to infrared mode (for use with night vision goggles), and configuration and control is quick and convenient using the onboard programmable interface or secure wireless controller. Offering a quick and easy installation, versatile operation, and no scheduled maintenance for up to five years, the stand-alone solar-powered lighting system offers an effective and dependable alternative for improving airfield safety around the clock.

Industry proven for reliable operation in a range of environments, Carmanah solar-powered LED aviation lights are installed at some of the world’s busiest airports, including Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dubai International Airport, Gatwick International Airport, Singapore Changi International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport. For more information, visit

About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

As one of most trusted names in solar technology, Carmanah has earned a reputation for delivering strong and effective products for industrial applications worldwide. Industry proven to perform reliably in some of the world’s harshest environments, Carmanah’s LED lights and power systems provide a durable, dependable and cost effective energy alternative. Carmanah is a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX”. For more information, visit

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