Bariven S.A. Upgrades Venezuela's Airport De Guiria With Solar-Powered Aviation Lights From Carmanah

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has received an order to supply solar-powered portable airfield lights for Bariven S.A. in Venezuela, a subsidiary of PDVSA.

Bariven S.A. Upgrades Venezuela's Airport De Guiria With Solar-Powered Aviation Lights From Carmanah Technologies


Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (December 2, 2008) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) has received an order to supply solar-powered portable airfield lights for Bariven S.A. in Venezuela, a subsidiary of PDVSA. The order, valued at approximately $700,000, will provide the tools to equip Venezuela's Airport De Guiria with a stand-alone system of solar-powered LED (light emitting diode) aviation lights. Serving the Gulf of Paria, the Airport De Guiria offers convenient access for residents and visitors to this seaside community, while accommodating around-the-clock support and emergency response for local industrial enterprises including offshore oil developments within the region.

Cost effective, energy efficient, and easy to install, Airport De Guiria's new solar-powered lighting system includes Carmanah ICAO-compliant A704-5 runway edge lights, threshold lights, handheld radio controllers, A601 taxiway lights and supporting mounting hardware for permanent installation. Using the programmable interface, the user can set on/off times, brightness levels, flash patterns, infrared or visible outputs and more.

As the world's largest supplier of self-contained solar-powered LED airfield lighting technology, Carmanah provides a wide range of innovative and environmentally sustainable lighting solutions, field-proven to endure challenging environmental conditions including extreme temperatures, poor solar conditions, sandstorms, and flooding. With thousands of systems in operation, Carmanah provides the tools for a full range of airfield lighting and power applications, including permanent, portable, temporary and emergency lighting systems.

For more information on Carmanah solar-powered aviation lights, 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, LED edge-lit signs and stand-alone 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.com

Media Contact:
David Davies
Tel: +1.250.382.4332
email: ddavies@carmanah.com

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