SOURCE: Ascent Solar Technologies

Ascent Solar Technologies

December 01, 2015 16:45 ET

Ascent Solar Presents MilPak Platform at Defense Energy Innovation Summit & Showcase, Presentation Now Available to Public

THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2015) - Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company's EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the company's participation in the Defense Energy Innovation Summit & Showcase in Austin, Texas.

As part of the Defense Energy Innovation Summit& Showcase, Ascent Solar presented the MilPak solar and energy storage platform. The first generation MilPak product, the MilPak E, recently was awarded an R&D 100 Award in the IT/ Electrical category; the product, built to the exacting standards of MIL-STD-810G military standard testing, is designed to withstand the harshest environments and most demanding uses possible.

The presentation of the MilPak platform can be found here.

Dr. Joe Armstrong, co-inventor of the MilPak and CTO of Ascent Solar, said, "The integration of a robust, military grade power storage and charge management system with Ascent's damage tolerant photovoltaic technology is a unified solution perfect for military power needs, both inside and outside combat theatres; as well as for first responders and disaster relief personnel."

About Ascent Solar Technologies and EnerPlex:
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic modules with substrate materials that are more flexible, versatile and rugged than traditional solar panels. Ascent Solar modules can be directly integrated into consumer products and off-grid applications, as well as aerospace and building integrated applications. EnerPlex is the Company's brand of consumer products and is a division of Ascent Solar. Ascent Solar and EnerPlex are headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to www.goenerplex.com and www.ascentsolar.com.

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