Ascent Solar Named Bye Aerospace Development Partner
THORNTON, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a developer of flexible
CIGS solar panels, has been named a development partner for Bye
Aerospace Inc.'s innovative aircraft programs for the aerospace and
George Bye, Chairman and CEO of Bye Aerospace, said solar energy is a
key component to several of Bye Aerospace's programs. "One concept
currently in development, the Silent Guardian unmanned aerial vehicle
(UAV), relies on thin film solar photovoltaics (PV), stored electric
power and other technologies to enhance its potential for long
endurance, quiet operations and low emissions," he said. "With Ascent
Solar as a development partner, our development time should improve
Victor Lee, President and CEO of Ascent Solar Technologies, said, "We
are pleased to partner with Bye Aerospace and look forward to furthering
their development efforts with our lightweight, durable, flexible
thin-film solar modules. Ascent Solar's transformational technology
enables renewable power generation in aircraft applications while adding
minimal weight to the vehicle. We are excited to apply our technology in
collaboration with Bye Aerospace to develop a new generation of UAVs."
About Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic
modules using flexible substrate materials that can transform the way
solar power generation integrates into everyday life. Ascent Solar
modules, which were named one of TIME Magazine's 50 best
inventions for 2011, can be directly incorporated into standard building
materials, commercial transportation, automotive solutions, space
applications, consumer electronics for portable power and durable
off-grid solutions. For more information, go to www.AscentSolar.com.
About Bye Aerospace
Bye Aerospace, founded in 2007 and headquartered near Denver, is
applying clean energy solutions to innovative aircraft designs for the
aerospace and defense markets. For more information, go to www.ByeAerospace.com.
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