Thornton, 23. February 2010 - Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a developer of flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, today announced that its Premier and 2 Meter flexible CIGS solar modules have been certified by an independent laboratory on a variety of United States Department of Defense (DOD) military ruggedization standards known as MIL-STD-810G. MIL-STD-810G focuses on environmental engineering issues and requires products to pass various laboratory tests to ensure that military equipment operates in worldwide environments.
Ascent Solar President and CEO Farhad Moghadam stated, "MIL-STD-810G certification is a significant step forward in penetrating the defense application market for military and disaster relief integrated products. These certified modules are equipped with a non-reflective coating to prevent glare and have demonstrated the ability to withstand humidity, shock and sand blasting. Specialty markets which include defense applications are vital to our ability to demonstrate the diverse market opportunities with partners and customers using our unique flexible CIGS modules."
Source: Ascent Solar Technologies