Ascent Solar launches solar-powered Apple iPhone charger

By: Steve Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments

Ascent Solar logoTHORNTON - Ascent Solar Technologies announced it has launched a charger for the Apple iPhone 4/4S smart phone featuring Ascent's ultra light CIGS technology.

Branded under Ascent's new EnerPlex line of consumer products, the charger incorporates the company's solar cells into a sleek, protective iPhone 4/4S case, along with a thin battery.

Ascent said it plans to introduce similar chargers for other smart phones, including the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S III, in the near future.

"The EnerPlex charger is the first protective iPhone case to leverage the lightweight qualities and superior aesthetics of our CIGS solar technology," said Victor lee, Ascent's president and CEO.

"It will extend the usage time of iPhone smart phones while preserving the high level of design quality that consumers demand," he said. "Apple customers can now incorporate green technology into their everyday life, improving the performance of their smart phone without compromising style."

Ascent said it plans to ship EnerPlex chargers to customers and partners in Asia within weeks.

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