3 September 2012
Ascent Solar launches EnerPlex CIGS solar assisted battery case in Korea
Ascent Solar Technologies Inc of Thornton, CO, USA, which manufactures thin-film photovoltaic modules based on copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) using flexible substrate materials, has announced the retail debut of its EnerPlex solar assisted battery case for the iPhone 4 and 4S with Korean distributor H3P Co Ltd. The EnerPlex case takes advantage of Ascent’s ultra-light, thin and flexible CIGS-based solar panels and enables iPhone users to provide supplementary charging of their iPhones with sunlight in addition to conventional charging methods to extend the usage time of iPhones.
Ascent Solar’s president and CEO, Victor Lee, said: “We are excited to provide consumers, for the first time, the ability to experience the transformational qualities of Ascent’s award-winning CIGS solar technology through a product that complements one of the most popular consumer devices in history, Transforming Everyday Life. Meanwhile, we will be stepping up our effort to unveil this exciting product to US consumers in time for the holiday season.”