EnerPlex Generatr™ Selected as One of the 14 Great Products from Outdoor Retailer 2014

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014

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, received several outstanding reviews at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, including the EnerPlex Generatr™ being chosen as one of the “14 Great Products” debuted at the Outdoor Retailer Show by Examiner.com.

The new EnerPlex Commandr™ large-format solar chargers and Generatr line of heavy-duty and lightweight batteries garnered rave reviews at OR, due to each’s lightweight characteristics and their extreme portability compared to the competition.

Justin R. Jacobs, EnerPlex’s Manager of Brand Development, stated, “These positive reviews of our new products, particularly the Generatr 1200, flagship of our Generatr line, and our revolutionary line of solar integrated backpacks, highlight the tremendous consumer and retail interest in our rugged and portable line of solar-enabled power solutions.”

Mr. Jacobs continued, “EnerPlex’s reviews, garnered at Outdoor Retailer, cemented the brand in both the consumer electronics and outdoor retail space. It is clear that consumers no longer want to be burdened by heavy and bulky portable charging solutions, and the newly expanded EnerPlex product line is exceptionally well positioned to provide lightweight and extremely portable power solutions utilizing our revolutionary CIGS solar technology as well as leading-edge battery technology and design.”

The expanded EnerPlex Packr™ line of solar integrated backpacks also attracted reviewers and retailers alike, with many attendees amazed by EnerPlex’s ability to integrate flexible solar in a seamless and aesthetically pleasing way particularly when compared to packs which attempted to integrate traditional silicon-based solar panels.

More reviews of EnerPlex’s products at Outdoor Retailer can be found below:

http://www.examiner.com/list/14-great-outdoor-products-from-the-2014-outdoor-retailers-show
http://agentlemansword.com/?p=7289
http://www.northjersey.com/news/business/in-the-wild-and-plugged-in-1.1064521
http://enjoy.ohio.com/outdoor-enthusiasts-use-gadgets-to-stay-plugged-in-1.511834?ot=akron.PhotoGalleryResponsive.ot&s=1.511833

About Ascent Solar Technologies:

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic modules with substrate materials that can be more flexible and affordable than most traditional solar panels. Ascent Solar modules can be directly integrated into standard building materials, aerospace applications, consumer electronics for portable power or configured as stand-alone modules for large scale terrestrial deployment. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to www.ascentsolar.com.

About EnerPlex:

The EnerPlex Division represents Ascent Solar's consumer-facing business and products. These products, many of which are integrated with Ascent Solar'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 www.goenerplex.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 operating 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 "believes," "belief," "expects," "expect," "intends," "intend," "anticipate," "anticipates," "plans," "plan," 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 Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contacts

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

The Generatr Series of Heavy-Duty Batteries (Photo: Business Wire)

The Generatr Series of Heavy-Duty Batteries (Photo: Business Wire)

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Contacts

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