Carmanah Grants Stock Options

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, July 21, 2005 - Carmanah Technologies Inc. (CMH - TSX Venture, QCX - FWB), wishes to announce that it has granted an aggregate of 100,000 stock options at an exercise price of $3.00 per share expiring July 21, 2010 to officers and directors of the Company.

About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy efficient technologies that fundamentally change the way its customers operate. 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 www.carmanah.com.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

"Praveen Varshney"

Praveen Varshney, Director


For further information, please contact:

Mr. Mark Komonoski, Director

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Tel: (403) 861-8384

Toll-Free: 1-800-665-3749

investors@carmanah.com

Media:

Mr. David Davies

Tel: (250) 382-4332

ddavies@carmanah.com


This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are described under the caption "Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements" and "Key Information - Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Carmanah's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and which are incorporated herein by reference. Carmanah does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.