Ascent Solar Selected by PowerKeep to Develop and Supply Solar Panels for the Energizer PowerKeep Line of Solar Products

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, announced today that the Company has been selected by PowerKeep, in partnership with Energizer®, one of the world's largest manufacturers of primary batteries, portable flashlights and lanterns, to develop and supply solar panels to the PowerKeep™ line of solar products.

"Today's consumers demand power for an ever-growing array of mobile devices, like smartphones and tablets, that are with them wherever they go," said Kevin Magenis, chairman and CEO of PowerKeep. "Partnering with Ascent Solar allows us to develop leading-edge, solar-integrated products that are lightweight, durable and keep consumers connected to their favorite mobile devices no matter where they are. We are excited to launch our initial products and look forward to growing the Energizer® PowerKeep product line globally in the coming months."

"The Energizer brand is immediately recognizable worldwide, and we are gratified to have earned the opportunity to be selected as the PV developer," said Victor Lee, President & CEO of Ascent Solar. "Working with a company with such established brand equity will enable Ascent to serve not the only consumer market for mobility power, but also the currently untapped potential of commercial mobility power markets in North America."

Source: Ascent Solar
Date: Sep 14, 2017