SOURCE: Ascent Solar Technologies

Ascent Solar Technologies

October 05, 2015 06:00 ET

EnerPlex Continues Rapid Retail Footprint Expansion With TCC, the Nation's Largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer, Adding 156 Stores; Bringing Total to 456

THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - Oct 5, 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 strategic expansion of the Company's relationship with the nation's largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer, TCC.

EnerPlex products are now available in an additional 156 TCC stores across the country, bringing the total number of stores carrying EnerPlex products to 456 nationwide.

"The continued success of the EnerPlex brand in the Telecom channel with our flagship partner, TCC, provides a foundation for the rapid acceleration of product availability throughout the channel, which comprises over 4,000 brick and mortar stores nationwide," said Rafael Gutierrez, COO of Ascent Solar."

TCC is always looking for ways to enhance the products and services available to its customers, which really has us excited to extend the partnership with EnerPlex. Through this relationship TCC customers now have access to premium portable power like never before," said TJ Dailey, National Product Strategist at TCC.

EnerPlex has quickly changed the paradigm of solar-integrated consumer electronics, providing consumers with lightweight, powerful and extremely durable charging solutions for all their portable electronics. Surfr™, a line of solar and battery integrated phone cases, allows users to charge their phone anywhere and in cases of emergency. Kickr, a line of portable solar chargers, provides a charging solution for most USB enabled devices enabling power to be generated almost anywhere and in nearly every situation, perfect for emergency preparedness. With the addition of the Jumpr™ line of portable batteries, consumers now have a complete, integrated, solar charging and storage solution for life on the go.

About Ascent Solar Technologies:

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. 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. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to,

About TCC

Founded in 1991, TCC is the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., operating more than 700 locations in 37 states from coast to coast. The company is guided by its Virtuous Circle of Success -- a belief that employees, customers and communities matter equally. TCC's nationally-recognized Culture of Good movement encourages employees to give back in every community it serves. For media inquiries, contact Megan Custodio at 317.202.2280 XT. 13 or email her at To learn more about TCC or to find a location near you, visit For more information about TCC's parent company Round Room LLC, visit

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