THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2015) - 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 is pleased to announce the brand won 11 prestigious marketing awards in 2015, including 3 from the International MARCOM Awards, 4 from the Hermes Creative Awards and 4 from the Colorado American Marketing Association.

EnerPlex garnered Colorado American Marketing Association (COAMA) awards in the Television/Radio and Tradeshow/Conference/Special Events categories. Including Gold Awards in each category and COAMA's top honor, the Grand Peak Award, given in recognition of the flagship launch commercial for the brand's Surfr battery and solar case, which can be seen here.

Justin R. Jacobs, Manager of Brand Development for Ascent Solar & EnerPlex said, "The EnerPlex team is honored by these awards from the Colorado American Marketing Association, International MARCOM and Hermes Creative. At EnerPlex, we pride ourselves on not only providing innovative solutions for people's mobility power needs, but finding inventive ways to communicate how our products can make lives easier, simpler and safer, a goal which is clearly recognized by these honors."

Additionally the company was recognized for excellence in the Tradeshow, Print, Television Commercial, e-commerce and mobile e-commerce design by the Hermes Creative Awards and International MARCOM Awards. The International MARCOM Awards and Hermes Creative Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the multiple disciplines of marketing, including print, electronic, television as well as public relations and communications.

"2015 has been an exciting year of growth for EnerPlex as we continue to pioneer the concept of Mobility Power across our three core verticals: Mobile, Outdoor and Emergency. We continue to see accelerating acceptance of our innovative power solutions in all sales channels supported by the EnerPlex team's exemplary marketing efforts," continued Mr. Jacobs.

About Ascent Solar Technologies:

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. 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,

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