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Posted on October 28, 2009 by  & 
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Ascent Solar unveils FlexPowerTM Modules

Ascent Solar Technologies, a developer of lightweight flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, unveiled its FlexPowerTM line of products.
 
The FlexPowerTM class of modules, which includes Light, Mobile and Extreme, carries an industry leading power to weight ratio, achieves the highest power density of any flexible product currently available in the market and provides a unique form-fit capability.
 
FlexPowerTM Light modules are manufactured for the Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) market. The FlexPowerTM Light line features a 5 Meter long product that delivers 123 watts and is the world's largest monolithically interconnected flexible module.
 
Manufacturers of building materials and BIPV systems can now utilize the unique nature of the FlexPowerTM Light class for large area BIPV installations and seamless integration into building surfaces.
 
FlexPowerTM Mobile is designed for the Electronic Integrated Photovoltaic (EIPV) market. These modules are optimized for 12-volt battery charging applications, provide seamless integration into consumer electronics and are available encapsulated or un-encapsulated as a build to suit solution.
 
 
FlexPowerTM Extreme for Defense is a durable and deployable photovoltaic solution for Defense applications. The Extreme class of modules is designed to provide excellent power density and match existing battery recharging ecosystems allowing for more supply line independence.
 
Farhad Moghadam, President and CEO for Ascent Solar stated, "This is an exciting event for Ascent Solar as we unveil our line of products to the public. Our ability to manufacture monolithically integrated flexible CIGS modules provides a unique and enabling solution to various premium market opportunities. FlexPowerTM is not only a brand name, but it also best represents our manufacturing capability at Ascent Solar."
 

About Ascent Solar Technologies:

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) 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 military and space applications, building integrated applications, and consumer electronics for portable power or configured as stand alone modules for large scale terrestrial deployment.
 
 
Ascent Solar is located in Thornton, Colorado.
 
For more information about Ascent Solar, please visit www.ascentsolar.com External Link.
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