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Ascent Solar Technologies (ASTI): Solar Assisted Battery Case Available for Retail

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) was formed in 2005, to commercialize leading-edge CIGS photovoltaic technology on flexible, plastic substrate. Ascent’s unique monolithic integration process enables the highest level of efficiency, durability & weight savings representing the potential to transform the way solar power can be used in everyday life.

ASTI announced today that EnerPlex, solar assisted battery case for the Samsung Galaxy S III, is now available for sale at www.goenerplex.com.

The EnerPlex Surfr for Galaxy S III enables Galaxy users to charge their smartphones with sunlight in addition to conventional charging methods to extend the usage time.

The EnerPlex case for Galaxy S III is uniquely enabled by the lightweight, thin and highly customizable form factor of Ascent’s CIGS solar cells, allowing solar technology to be integrated into the thinnest and lightest solar-enabled iPhone case on the market. Paired with an ultra-thin lithium-ion battery the EnerPlex case provides hours of additional audio, web and talk time for users.

Ascent Solar’s President and CEO, Victor Lee, commented:

We were pleased and excited by the response the Surfr for the S III garnered at CES 2013. The interest and accolades received continue to affirm the Surfr’s position as the premium solar & battery case available on the market today.