Ascent Solar launches new retail partnership with Emergency Essentials

Friday February 5, 2016 Tags: Thornton, Ascent Solar, EnerPlex, Rafael Gutierrez, Emergency Essentials


THORNTON -- 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 its EnerPlex brand has launched a retail partnership with Utah-based Emergency Essentials, LLC both online and in Emergency Essentials'' four "super-store" retail outlets across Utah.Ascent_Solar_logoUSE

"Emergency Essentials is one of the most popular names in emergency preparation across the United States with a deep e-tail footprint, and we are extremely happy to offer our innovative solar power generation, battery, and large-scale power storage solutions to their customer base nationwide," said Rafael Gutierrez, senior VP and COO of Ascent Solar & EnerPlex.

"Launching with Emergency Essentials is a key step forward for EnerPlex as we pioneer our Emergency Vertical, which holds a total addressable market size of nearly half a billion dollars. With EnerPlex capturing only a few points of this market, we believe this vertical could be a multi-million dollar revenue opportunity for the company."

"Emergency Essentials is pleased to partner with EnerPlex due to the quality and affordability of their solar power and energy storage technology,” said Lane Hancock, Emergency Essentials director of marketing. “Our customers and employees really enjoy the convenience and reliability offered by EnerPlex products, and we looki forward to working together to provide the best quality products for any emergency."