Carmanah Technologies Wins Contract for Major Indian Port

Vancouver, British Columbia - April 26, 2002 - Carmanah Technologies Corporation (CMH - TSX Venture Exchange) has announced the sale of 22 of its Model 701 marine lights to the Indian port of Kandla.

Centrally located in the Gujarat province, Kandla is one of India's largest ports. It is the connecting hub for one million square kilometers of northwestern India, and has the country's only Free Trade Zone.

"Buyers in India recognize that Carmanah's short-range marine navigation lights are the best in the world," said Carmanah Business Development Manager, Jim Baker. "And the Model 701 has the lowest cost of acquisition, installation and operation in its class." The Model 701 is a 3 nautical mile light with a fully programmable flash pattern. Like all Carmanah lights, it has a self-contained power source and requires no battery/bulb replacement or other maintenance during its lifespan.

There is a large market for marine navigation products in India, which has 12 major ports, 150 minor ports, and 12,000 kilometres of coastline and navigable inland waterway. Carmanah has sold its series 500, 600 and 700 marine lanterns to port and waterway authorities throughout the country.

About Carmanah Technologies Inc.

Carmanah designs, manufactures and supplies patented, proprietary solar-powered LED lighting solutions to the marine, railway and roadway markets. The company has distributors in over 80 countries and now has more than 42,000 units installed worldwide.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation (parent company) are publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "CMH". For further information, visit www.carmanah.com.

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