Ascent Solar to begin CIGS thin-film module production


Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., manufacturers of flexible thin-film solar modules, has announced it has started regular production of monolithically integrated flexible CIGS modules from its production line in Littleton, Colorado.

Ascent Solar is now the only company to begin the production of fully integrated lightweight CIGS thin-film modules using a plastic substrate.  It plans to operate the manufacturing line with a single shift, progressing to full-scale 1.5MW rated capacity using three manufacturing shifts every day.

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The company’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bruce Berkoff said, “Modules produced from this line will accelerate product development with our strategic partners in multiple market segments and pave the way for market seeding opportunities with our more established relationships.”


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