Solar Power International 2009, THORNTON, USA: Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., a developer of lightweight flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, today unveiled its FlexPower line of products.
The FlexPower class of modules, which includes Light, Mobile and Extreme, carries an industry leading power to weight ratio, achieves the highest power density of any flexible product currently available in the market and provides a unique form-fit capability. The FlexPowerTM line is now available and on display at Solar Power International at the Company’s booth 1254.
FlexPower Light modules are manufactured for the Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) market. The FlexPower Light line features a 5 Meter long product that delivers 123 watts and is the world’s largest monolithically interconnected flexible module.
Manufacturers of building materials and BIPV systems can now utilize the unique nature of the FlexPower Light class for large area BIPV installations and seamless integration into building surfaces.
FlexPower Mobile is designed for the Electronic Integrated Photovoltaic (EIPV) market. These modules are optimized for 12-volt battery charging applications, provide seamless integration into consumer electronics and are available encapsulated or un-encapsulated as a build to suit solution.
FlexPower Extreme for Defense is a durable and deployable photovoltaic solution for Defense applications. The Extreme class of modules is designed to provide excellent power density and match existing battery recharging ecosystems allowing for more supply line independence.
Farhad Moghadam, President and CEO for Ascent Solar stated: "This is an exciting event for Ascent Solar as we unveil our line of products to the public. Our ability to manufacture monolithically integrated flexible CIGS modules provides a unique and enabling solution to various premium market opportunities. FlexPower is not only a brand name, but it also best represents our manufacturing capability at Ascent Solar."