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EnerPlex Launches Aggressive European Expansion, Products Now Available in 172 Maplin Electronics Stores across the United Kingdom

July 6, 2015
By Business Wire News


Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company’s EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the launch of its EnerPlex products in 172 Maplin Electronics stores throughout the United Kingdom.

Maplin Electronics is one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in the United Kingdom and has cemented its position as experts in consumer electronics for British consumers.

Maplin now carries core EnerPlex products including: the Jumpr Stack 3 & 6 powerbanks, integrated with micro-USB and Lightning cables enabling consumers to charge up their devices without worrying about carrying extra cables, the Jumpr Slate 5k & 10k razor thin power banks, and the ultra-thin EnerPlex Surfr battery & solar case for the iPhone 5, 5s and iPhone 6.

EnerPlex has changed the paradigm of solar-integrated and portable power products, providing consumers with lightweight, powerful and extremely durable charging solutions for all their portable electronics. Surfr™, a line of solar and battery integrated phone cases, allows users to charge their phone anywhere and in cases of emergency. Kickr™, a line of portable solar chargers, provides a charging solution for most USB-enabled devices, enabling power to be generated almost anywhere and in nearly every situation, perfect for emergency preparedness. With the addition of the Jumpr™ line of portable batteries, consumers now have a complete, integrated, solar charging and storage solution for life on the go.

About Ascent Solar Technologies and EnerPlex:

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. EnerPlex is the Company’s brand of consumer products and is a division of Ascent Solar. Ascent Solar and EnerPlex are headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. For more information, go to and

Forward-Looking Statements:

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Ascent Solar Technologies
Investor Relations Contact:
Justin R. Jacobs, 1-720-872-5194