SOURCE: Ascent Solar Technologies

Ascent Solar Technologies

May 16, 2016 06:00 ET

EnerPlex Expands European Presence With 95 Additional Stores in the United Kingdom -- Increasing Total UK Penetration by Over 50% Into More Than 280 Retail Stores

THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: 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 has expanded its European retail footprint to include 95 Robert Dyas (www.robertdyas.co.uk) stores in the United Kingdom.

Since its first store opened in London in 1872, Robert Dyas has consistently been at the forefront of new product and technology innovations, focused on products that are not just innovative but also enduring.

Justin R. Jacobs, Director of Marketing for Ascent Solar & EnerPlex said, "We are very pleased to bring our Mobility Power offering to an expanded group of British customers, EnerPlex's innovative battery solutions are a perfect fit for the discerning Robert Dyas shopper. Our partnership with Robert Dyas further deepens EnerPlex's footprint in the vital market of the United Kingdom, and will further serve as a launch-pad for additional business in the region."

About Ascent Solar Technologies:

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. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to www.goenerplex.com, www.ascentsolar.com.

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