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EnerPlex™ to Exhibit New Product Lines at Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City

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 will be releasing a number of new products at Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City August 6-9th; the Commandr line of foldable high wattage solar panel chargers and the Generatr line of large format portable batteries; as well as a number of other additions to current product lines.

The Commandr high power, flexible, lightweight and rugged solar charger (Photo: Business Wire)

The Commandr high power, flexible, lightweight and rugged solar charger (Photo: Business Wire)

The Commandr foldable solar chargers, built upon Ascent’s award-winning “solar-on-plastic” flexible and lightweight CIGS technology, are approximately half the weight of other comparable systems in the market with the same power output, while also remaining far more rugged and durable than traditional glass-backed solar systems.

The Generatr series of large format portable batteries, ranging in capacity between 50 and 1200 watt hours, utilize leading edge modular lithium polymer battery technology making the Generatr systems less than half the weight of batteries utilizing outdated technology, such as lead-acid, while also realizing a significant decrease in size. Capable of charging devices from the size of cell phones to appliances as large as refrigerators, the Generatr series represents a true leap forward.

Richard Hashim, GM of EnerPlex said, “We are incredibly excited to introduce the Commandr and Generatr at the Outdoor Retailer Show this year. Today, using Ascent’s ground-breaking solar technology, and coupled with our use of leading-edge battery technology, EnerPlex has created the first and only truly lightweight, portable and powerful power solution for life and activities off the grid.”

In addition to the debut of the Commandr and Generatr Series; EnerPlex will also unveil and exhibit the Jumpr Bar, Jumpr Quad and new Jumpr Stacks, as well as an expansion of the Kickr line of portable solar chargers.

EnerPlex will be exhibiting at exhibit #BR643 in the Main Hall, to schedule a meeting with the EnerPlex team to review products or discuss opportunities, please contact Brad Brochocki at [email protected].

About Ascent Solar:

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.ascentsolar.com.

About EnerPlex:

The EnerPlex brand represents Ascent's line of consumer products. These products, many of which are integrated with Ascent'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 goenerplex.com.

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