SOURCE: Carmanah Technologies Corporation

March 02, 2009 17:15 ET

Carmanah Introduces Compact Solar-Charging Kit for RVs and Boats

High-Efficiency Kit Offers Big Power, Requires Little Space

VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) has introduced a new benchmark in compact and efficient solar-charging technology: the Go Power!™ GP-RV-95 solar-charging kit. Convenient and reliable, the GP-RV-95 kit provides 95 watts (5.5 amps) of electricity from a compact solar module, making it ideal for recreational vehicles, boats, or other mobile applications where 12-volt power is required.

Measuring just 104 cm x 53 cm (41"x 21"), the kit's high-efficiency monocrystalline solar panel generates more power per square inch, making Carmanah's GP-RV-95 the company's most efficient solar-charging kit to date. Designed to monitor and charge mobile batteries throughout the day, Carmanah's solar-charging kits provide boaters and RVers with the freedom to run lights, water pumps, refrigerators and other 12-volt loads wherever they're needed, conveniently and reliably. Each kit includes a solar panel, 25-amp digital solar regulator, and all the mounting hardware required for a quick and easy install. Reliability is ensured by a 25-year warranty.

The Go Power! GP-RV-95 kit is available now from Carmanah Technologies. For more information, contact or visit

About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

As 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

Carmanah Technologies Corporation

"Roland Sartorius"

Roland Sartorius, Chief Financial Officer

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