Ascent Solar

Ascent Solar

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Ascent Solar leverages a unique thin-film CIGS solar technology to create products with an unprecedented combination of flexibility, lightweight and conversion efficiency. Ascent seeks to provide solutions which easily integrate into a wide range of product applications; including building surfaces, portable electronics, lifesaving defense products, space solutions, lightweight electric vehicles, and more.
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10 Mar 2023

Ascent Solar

Ascent Solar develops thin-film CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) solar modules.
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2 Jul 2020

Emerging Photovoltaics: Materials Opportunity in New $38Bn Market

The new IDTechEx report, "Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics 2020-2040", is based on interviews by multi-lingual, PhD level IDTechEx analysts across the world and 20 years tracking the research and applications. They predict $38 billion dollars in 2040 without colliding with the silicon-in-glass "power station" business. There will be many opportunities for premium pricing of its new specialist materials.
14 Aug 2018

Sunpartner Technologies

28 Oct 2016

ITN Energy Systems Inc

ITN is spinning off its daughter company Storion, which is developing vanadium redox flow batteries for the German, US, and Indian markets. Dr Lorenzo Grande interviewed Ashutosh Misra, VP of Administration.
16 Jul 2013

Ascent Solar to build new manufacturing plant in China

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc, has announced the signing of a framework agreement for the establishment of a joint venture with the Government of the Municipal City of Suqian in Jiangsu Province, China.
6 Dec 2012

Flexible PV: growing more than three-fold in the next 5 years

Although it is often the case that flexible solar panels are assumed to be related to organic photovoltaic technologies, that is not always the case.
3 Dec 2012


1 Dec 2012

Cambrios Technologies Corp

25 Jan 2012

Solar energy harvesting: Is scaling up the only way forward?

IDTechEx's Energy Harvesting & WSN conference in Berlin, on May 15 and 16 this year ( ) will focus both on wireless sensors as well as the photovoltaic and other harvesting technologies that are being integrated and are creating exciting new market segments for solar cells.
26 Aug 2011

Ascent Solar partners with TFG Radiant Group

Ascent Solar enters major strategic alliance with TFG Radiant Group of China.
25 Aug 2011

Transparent conductors workshop

Technical Analyst, Dr Harry Zervos reports on the FlexTech Alliance Quarterly Workshop.
6 Apr 2011

Flexible monolithically integrated CIGS solar cells

Ascent Solar, United States
23 Mar 2011

Ascent Solar signs distributor agreement with Sunload Mobile Solutions

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. a developer of flexible thin-film solar modules, announced today that Sunload Mobile Solutions will act as an Authorized Distributor of Ascent Solar's lightweight, flexible, high-power thin-film CIGS modules for Electronic Integrated (EIPV) applications in Europe. This agreement with Sunload will give Ascent Solar access to multiple opportunities within Europe's rapidly expanding off-grid battery charging and portable power markets.
1 Mar 2011

Ascent Solar advancement of loan guarantee for 150MW Plant

Ascent Solar 150MW manufacturing facility project advances to due diligence review phase with U.S. Department of Energy
31 Dec 2010

FTL Solar produces portable photovoltaic power

FTL Solar's products consist of lightweight, flexible, tensile fabrics and structures embedded with Ascent Solar thin-film solar cells and can be scaled to shelter and power a range of mission-critical applications.
23 Dec 2010

Portable photovoltaic power for the military

FTL Solar is the world's first developer and manufacturer of lightweight, flexible, tensile fabrics and structures embedded with Ascent Solar thin-film solar cells.
12 Nov 2010

Ascent Solar prices public offering of common stock

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) today announced that it has priced its previously announced public offering. Ascent Solar is offering 5.25 million shares of its common stock at $4.15 per share to the public. Ascent Solar has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 787,500 additional shares of common stock from Ascent Solar. The net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $20.25 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by Ascent Solar. The offering is expected to settle and close on November 16, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions.
11 Oct 2010

Ascent Solar achieves IEC 61646 certification

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. a developer of state of the art flexible thin-film solar modules, announced that it has become the first manufacturer of thin-film flexible monolithically integrated CIGS modules to receive full IEC 61646 certification upon completion of environmental testing.
15 Sep 2010

Ascent Solar signs distribution agreement with Radiant Holding China

Direct Integration of Ascent Solar Modules into Radiant's Metal Roofing and Façade Systems
27 Aug 2010

New world record with efficient CIGS solar cell

The new record-breaking solar cells from ZSW are made of extremely thin layers of copper, indium, gallium and diselenide (CIGS for short).