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Press release from Filing Services Canada

Carmanah Technologies Launches A704-H Runway Light

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Carmanah Technologies Launches A704-H Runway Light 09:00 EDT Wednesday, April 25, 2012FSC / Press ReleaseCarmanah Technologies Launches A704-H Runway Light Sets new benchmark for Solar LED Aviation LightingVictoria, British Columbia CANADA, April 25, 2012 /FSC/ - Carmanah Technologies Corporation (CMH - TSX), announces today the launch of the A704-H, its latest Aviation signaling product, which sets a new and higher level for solar LED lighting intensity in the aviation market. Based on Carmanah's proven technology, this light is easily installed, and can be remotely controlled. More importantly, the increased light intensity enables safe flights and ensures airfields can stay open more often in adverse weather."We have thousands of installations at permanent and temporary airfields through the world, and new product designs for this sector must provide enhanced visibility, as well as continue Carmanah's high standard for reliability," said Bruce Cousins, Carmanah CEO. "In this case, customers identified a need for higher intensity lighting aimed in specific directions, and Carmanah was able to respond quickly with a compelling product solution."Lighting intensity is the top safety factor in the aviation sector, and when weather deteriorates, lighting intensities must be able to compensate for low visibility conditions. The A704-H meets the standards for medium intensity runway lighting ("MIRL"), and high intensity runway lighting ("HIRL") up to 500 candela (in white). It also has Invisible Red ("IR") mode for Night Vision Goggle ("NVG") operation and is appropriate for deployment at permanent or temporary airfields and helipads, and as emergency backup systems.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.For further information:Investors: Investor Relations: Roland Sartorius, CFO Toll-Free: 1.877.722.8877investors@carmanah.comMedia: Public Relations: David Davies Tel: +1.250.382.4332ddavies@carmanah.comThis 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. we put solar to work(tm)Building 4, 203 Harbour Road, Victoria, BC, Canada, V9A 3S2 Telephone +1.250.380.0052 Toll Free 1.877.722.8877 Fax +1.250.380.0062 E-mail: investors@carmanah.comTo view this press release as a web page, please click on the following link: http://www.usetdas.com/pr/carmanah04242012c.htmSource: Carmanah Technologies Corporation (CMH - TSX) http://www.carmanah.com Maximum News Dissemination by FSCwire. http://www.fscwire.com