Carmanah Receives $2.1 Million Order from USMC

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (July 08, 2008) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) is providing solar-powered airfield lights for United States Marine Corps (USMC) installations in the Middle East. Valued at more than $2.1 million in total, this most recent order will enable the facilities to upgrade their five-year-old Carmanah lights with the company's latest, high-visibility lighting technology. Once installed, the new stand-alone airfield lights will help preserve the safety of air traffic and airport personnel by providing bright and reliable lighting for taxiways and runways within this extremely challenging environment.

For this application, the USMC order includes a selection of solar-powered aviation lights ranging from Carmanah's A601 taxiway lights to the company's wireless A704-5 GEN II runway lights. Offering a quick and easy installation, versatile operation, and no scheduled maintenance for up to five years, the stand-alone solar-powered airfield lights offer an effective and dependable alternative for improving operational safety at each facility.

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 www.solarairportlights.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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