Monday, December 23, 2013

Ascent Solar To Debut EnerPlex™ Surfr Battery & Solar Case for iPhone 5 and 5s at CES 2014

THORNTON, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a developer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, integrated into the company’s EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the debut of the Surfr phone case for the iPhone 5 and 5s at CES 2014, the world’s first and only case designed for the phones utilizing both battery and solar technology.

The Surfr for iPhone 5 and 5s will be on display at the EnerPlex exhibit at CES 2014 in Las Vegas at booth 35474 from 7th – 10th January 2014, along with the full line of EnerPlex products and accessories.

See the Surfr for the iPhone 5s for the first time here!

The Surfr case provides not only protection, but doubles the battery life of the iPhone, giving users hours of additional audio, web and talk time. It’s lightweight design is enabled by the thin form factor of Ascent’s proprietary CIGS solar technology, allowing solar to be integrated into the thinnest and lightest solar-enabled case on the Market. The Surfr case has a 2000 mAh lithium ion battery built in and comes in black and five other vibrant colors.

Ascent Solar's President and CEO, Victor Lee, said: "The iPhone 5s is one of the best examples of ingenuity and design in consumer electronics; EnerPlex has designed an exceptional case which maintains the beauty, form and function of the iPhone while adding the additional battery life consumers so desperately need. The integration of Ascent’s proprietary thin film solar panel provides the added security of knowing that your phone can be charged in time of emergency, when all else fails.”

To schedule a meeting with the EnerPlex team to review products or discuss opportunities, contact Brad Brochocki at 720-872-5191 or bbrochocki@ascentsolar.com.