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ADB Airfield Solutions' Solar LED Runway Guard Light Powered by Carmanah Wins Future Airport Award for ADB Airfield Solutions

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

ADB Airfield Solutions' Solar LED Runway Guard Light Powered by Carmanah Wins Future Airport Award for ADB Airfield Solutions09:00 EST Tuesday, November 08, 2011 VICTORIA, British Columbia (Business Wire) -- In another aviation lighting industry first, the LED Solar Runway Guard Light, created by Carmanah Technologies Corp (TSX: CMH) (Pink Sheets: CMHXF), together with ADB Airfield Solutions has been recognized as the Airport Technology of the Year by the Future Airport, a publication from Global Trade Media International. The award was based on a panel of experts from the aviation industry, that put forward a recommended short list of products they felt made the most difference in 2011. The panel included people from airport design, construction, airline management, air traffic control and route development. The panel's short list of products was then voted on by the readers of Future Airport and www.airport-technology.com to determine the Airport Technology of the Year winner. In the award announcement, Future Airport praises the ADB LED Solar Runway Guard Light powered by Carmanah, for the energy efficient, long lasting, and low maintenance nature of the solar powered LED light. The judges acknowledge that new solar powered aviation systems such as the Solar Runway Guard Light, not only help reduce an airport's carbon emissions, but are an excellent choice for airfields in remote locations or where access to grid power could be difficult or expensive. The combination of cost efficiency together with significant carbon emission reductions earned this product the Airport Technology of the Year award. Carmanah Technologies CEO, Bruce Cousins stated, “The LED Solar Runway Guard Light was a joint development project between Carmanah and ADB. We are very happy to see the product be recognized with this award from Future Airports as it reaffirms the capabilities and applicability of solar powered aviation lights for modern airfields everywhere.” For more information about ADB Solar LED Runway Guard Lights powered by Carmanah visit www.carmanah.com or www.adb-airfield.com. 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.com.About ADB Airfield SolutionsADB is the world's leading airfield lighting technology company in the FAA and ICAO markets providing advanced, integrated and sustainable solutions for visual guidance. With a world-wide presence for more than 60 years, ADB differentiates itself by offering an innovative portfolio and expertise which sets standards in safety, performance and quality that is supported by unparalleled levels of customer service. ADB is trusted as the preferred partner for airside operations. For more information about ADB, visit www.adb-airfieldsolutions.com. This release may contain forward-looking statements. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “expects,” “plans,” “estimates,” “intends,” “believes,” “could,” “might,” “will” or variations of such words and phrases. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of Carmanah to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. For additional information on these risks and uncertainties, see Carmanah's most recently filed Annual Information Form (AIF) and Annual MD&A, which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.carmanah.com. The risk factors identified in Carmanah's AIF and MD&A are not intended to represent a complete list of factors that could affect Carmanah. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Carmanah does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.Carmanah Technologies CorporationInvestors:Investor Relations:Roland Sartorius, CFOToll-Free: 1-877-722-8877investors@carmanah.comorMedia:Public Relations:David Davies, +1-250-382-4332ddavies@carmanah.com