Ascent Solar Technologies Announces Availability of EnerPlex™ Products on Walmart.com

  Ascent Solar Technologies Announces Availability of EnerPlex™ Products on
  Walmart.com

Business Wire

THORNTON, Colo. -- October 3, 2013

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a manufacturer of consumer and
off-grid products integrated with flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules
(CIGS), announced today the availability of its EnerPlex™ product line via
Walmart.com.

Victor Lee, President & CEO of Ascent Solar, said, "The ability for our
customers to purchase EnerPlex products from the world’s largest retailer
Wal-Mart is a huge advantage for the growth of the EnerPlex brand. The growth
of ecommerce as the preferred method of shopping by most American consumers is
a trend which EnerPlex is perfectly positioned to take advantage of."

The full listing of EnerPlex products on Walmart.com can be found here:
http://tinyurl.com/ltuo9of

The EnerPlex Product line has quickly changed the paradigm of solar-integrated
consumer electronics, providing consumers with lightweight, powerful and
extremely durable charging solutions for all their portable electronics.
Surfr™, a line of solar and battery integrated phone cases, allows users to
charge their phone anywhere and in cases of emergency. Kickr™, a line of
portable solar chargers, provides a charging solution for most USB enabled
devices providing power almost anywhere and in nearly every situation and is
perfect for emergency preparedness. With the addition of the Jumpr™line of
portable batteries, consumers now have a complete, integrated, solar charging
and storage solution for life on the go.

About Ascent Solar Technologies:
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic
modules with substrate materials that are more flexible, versatile and rugged
than traditional solar panels. Ascent Solar modules can be directly integrated
into consumer products and off-grid applications, as well as aerospace and
building integrated applications. Ascent Solar is headquartered in Thornton,
Colorado. For more information, go to www.ascentsolar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or
current fact constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown
factors that could cause the Company's actual operating results to be
materially different from any historical results or from any future results
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to
statements that explicitly describe these risks and uncertainties, readers are
urged to consider statements that contain terms such as "believes," "belief,"
"expects," "expect," "intends," "intend," "anticipate," "anticipates,"
"plans," "plan," to be uncertain and forward-looking. The forward-looking
statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and
uncertainties that are described from time to time in the Company's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:

Investor Relations Contact:
CleanTech IR
Brion D. Tanous, 310-541-6824
Mobile: 424-634-8592
btanous@cleantech-ir.com
or
Ascent Solar Technologies
Justin R. Jacobs, 1-720-872-5194
jjacobs@ascentsolar.com