Carmanah A704 and A650 lights approved by Mexican Director General for Civil Aviation for Obstruction Marking Purposes

March 15, 2011
Date Announced: 15 Mar 2011 VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) is pleased to announce that the Mexican National Civil Aviation Authority has approved the use of Carmanah A704-5 and A650 solar LED signal lights for obstruction marking in accordance with Annex 14 of ICAO regulations. Carmanah’s authorized distributor in Mexico, Grupo Insolar SA de CV, helped in submitting the A704-5 and A650 specifications to the civil aviation authorities for consideration and approval. We are pleased to announce that the Carmanah lights have been approved for use on obstructions up to 45m tall such as telecommunication towers and other obstruction applications outside airport ranges. According to Ted Lattimore, Carmanah CEO, “We are very pleased to see yet another country’s aviation authority validating the use of solar powered LED signal lights. The reliability and robust design of the Carmanah solar lights make them a perfect solution for obstruction marking. With maintenance free operation for years, owners and operators of assets requiring obstruction marking can reduce their costs associated with servicing and maintaining obstruction lighting by using solar lights. With no connection to the grid, these lights are never affected by grid power outages.”Carmanah solar powered LED signal lights are currently in use around the world by some of the largest telecommunication and utility companies, airports, and military organizations for obstruction marking purposes. About Carmanah Technologies CorporationAs one of the 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 solar LED lights and solar 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”. For more information, visit www.carmanah.comPHOTOS: Aviation/Obstruction Light

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