|[November 12, 2012]
Ascent Solar Debuts Newest EnerPlexTM Product
THORNTON, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI),
a manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic
modules, announced today the release of the company's newest consumer
product, the EnerPlex Kickr IV, now available for sale on www.EnerPlex.biz/Kickr.
The EnerPlex Kickr IV is a rugged, lightweight and compact solar
charging solution, perfect for a day at the beach, a week in the
backcountry, a picnic in the park or even placed on the dashboard
driving to work. The durable and lightweight attributes of the product
set it apart from competitors using traditional rigid, heavy and fragile
crystalline-based solar panels.
To view a commercial video and pictures of this exciting new product as
well as product specifications, please visit www.EnerPlex.biz/Kickr.
Victor Lee, Ascent's President & CEO, said, "The EnerPlex Kickr
IV brings to consumers the ability to transform the way they charge and
use electronics in teir everyday lives. EnerPlex Kickr IV users
no longer need to be on lookout for the nearest outlet, or plan their
day around a phone's battery life."
In support of the ongoing relief efforts being conducted along the East
Coast in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Ascent Solar has pledged 10% of
revenues beginning today, through the end of the year from its EnerPlex
product line to support the American Red Cross as they help families
recover from this devastating tragedy.
Mr. Lee continued, "We are saddened by the devastating effects of
Superstorm Sandy, but are encouraged by the support and efforts of
friends, neighbors and families as all help to recover from this
tragedy. We at Ascent feel thankful that we have the opportunity to help
the American Red Cross in their support and recovery efforts."
About Ascent Solar Technologies:
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic
modules with substrate materials that can be more flexible and
affordable than most traditional solar panels. Ascent Solar modules can
be directly integrated into standard building materials, space
applications, consumer electronics for portable power or configured as
stand-alone modules for large scale terrestrial deployment. Ascent Solar
is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to www.AscentSolar.com.
The EnerPlex brand represents Ascent Solar's line of consumer products.
These products, many of which are integrated with Ascent Solar's
transformational CIGS technology, provide consumers with the ability to
integrate solar into their everyday lives, while enabling them to free
themselves and their electronics from the outlet. For more information
on the EnerPlex brand and to see the product line, please visit www.EnerPlex.biz.
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and uncertainties that are described from time to time in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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