12 October 2010


Ascent Solar launches USB OEM-ready modules for portable, off-grid charging

At this week’s Solar Power International 2010 trade show in Los Angeles, Ascent Solar Technologies Inc of Thornton, CO, USA, which manufactures flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules based on copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS), is launching its OEM-ready USB-charger-integrated modules for portable, off-grid charging solutions.

Integration of the USB outlet makes it a universally acceptable application that can meet the demand of a diverse and growing market for portable power in developed and emerging market countries, says the firm.

“With the growing proliferation of power-on-the-go needs to meet the rising electronic application from cell phones to other personal electronic devices, our USB-integrated light-weight, rugged and efficient CIGS modules can meet this demand,” claims senior VP of sales & marketing Rafael Gutierrez. “This OEM product will be an important solution for our off-grid portable power portfolio.”

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