Ascent Solar Completes 12M Common Stock Issuance at $3.96M

Second Tranche of Funds Received from Asian Investor

THORNTON, Colo.--()--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 receipt of the second tranche of funds from the Stock Purchase Agreement (SPA) previously announced on July 31, 2014.

Ascent entered into the SPA with an Asian-based investor to sell 12 million shares of restricted common stock with no warrants at a fixed price of $0.33 per share. The first tranche of 4 million shares closed on July 29th, 2014. The second tranche consisting of 8 million shares closed on August 11, 2014, resulting in $2.64 million of additional proceeds to the Company. This common stock will be restricted for resale until 6 months after the closure of the transaction. No placement agent or placement fee was involved in this transaction.

This press release includes a summary of the general terms of the transaction. The complete terms of the financing have been included in a Form 8-K filed by Ascent Solar with the SEC on July 31, 2014.

About Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.:

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 or www.ascentsolar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or current fact constitute “forward-looking statements.” Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause the Company's actual results to be materially different from any historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly describe these risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements that contain terms such as “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “plan,” and other words and terms of similar meaning to be uncertain and forward-looking. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in the Company's filings with the SEC. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any financial or other projections or other forward-looking statements, whether because of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Investor Relations Contact:
CleanTech IR
Brion D. Tanous, 310-541-6824
Mobile: 424-634-8592
btanous@cleantech-ir.com
or
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Justin R. Jacobs, 1-720-872-5194
jjacobs@ascentsolar.com

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Contacts

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Investor Relations Contact:
CleanTech IR
Brion D. Tanous, 310-541-6824
Mobile: 424-634-8592
btanous@cleantech-ir.com
or
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Justin R. Jacobs, 1-720-872-5194
jjacobs@ascentsolar.com