THORNTON, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into off-grid applications as well as the company's EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the brand's expanded participation at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

"2016 is poised to be a year of rapid growth for EnerPlex both in product breadth and revenue," said Justin R. Jacobs, Manager of Brand Development for EnerPlex & Ascent Solar. "CES is the perfect launch-pad for this growth; visitors to our exhibit will be treated to the next generation of mobility power in each of our key verticals: Mobile, Outdoor and Emergency Power."

Mr. Jacobs continued, "Both EnerPlex and Ascent Solar continue to excel in pushing the boundaries of technological innovation, evidenced by our most recent US Patent award, the 2015 R&D 100 award and our litany of product design awards. This year at CES we will continue this tradition with the debut of new technology, products and product platforms which will facilitate growth in 2016."

2016 EnerPlex at CES highlights:

  • Introduction of two new EnerPlex products: Both products to be introduced at CES 2016, the never before seen Kickr Mini and Jumpr Fit series, represent new paradigms in both consumer solar power and powerbank technology, these products will be shown to the media for the first time at the Digital Experience! press event on January 5th.

  • Exhibition of EnerPlex's consumer drone charging solution: A combination of solar power generation and battery storage, EnerPlex's upcoming drone solution is designed for users who demand a lightweight and easily portable drone power solution.

  • The MilPak™ E: The world's most rugged integrated power generation and storage unit will be on display at CES, both during the show as well as during Digital Experience!

  • Follow the latest EnerPlex announcements from CES: From our newsroom or on social media via Twitter @GoEnerPlex or Facebook

Visit the EnerPlex exhibit in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center at Booth #30155.

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About Ascent Solar:

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

About EnerPlex:

The EnerPlex brand represents Ascent's line of consumer products. These products, many of which are integrated with Ascent'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

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