VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (September 30, 2008) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) has received a follow up order through Dubai-based GESOLAR - the company's authorized aviation distributor in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - to supply additional solar-powered portable airfield lights for civilian airfield applications. This latest order, valued at more than $1.2 million, provides the tools to enhance visibility and safety at remote airfields using stand-alone LED (light emitting diode) lights.
The order includes Carmanah A704-5 runway edge lights, approach lights and threshold lights, as well as A601 taxiway lights, mounting hardware and wireless handheld radio remote-control equipment. A programmable interface enables the user to set on/off times, brightness levels, flash patterns, infrared or visible outputs and more.
As one of the world's largest suppliers of self-contained solar-powered airfield lights, Carmanah offers lighting products for a range of airfield applications, including permanent primary lighting, temporary lighting during airfield construction or upgrades, emergency backup lighting, as well as expedited portable lighting during emergency or humanitarian aid operations. With thousands of systems in operation, the company's solar-powered airfield lights have been field-proven to operate reliably in even the most challenging environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures, poor solar conditions, sandstorms and flooding.
Carmanah solar LED aviation lights are available from Carmanah Technologies Corporation. For more information, visit www.carmanah.com.
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 www.carmanah.com.
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