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Ascent Solar & CarTech drive battery charging forward

The two companies have collaborated to use Ascent's thin-film CIGS solar modules for automotive battery charging

Ascent Solar has announced the initial sale of SOLab Basic and SOLab Premium products, as branded by Ascent's joint development partner, CTC CarTech Company.

SOLab is an autonomous solar charger meant for automotive battery cycling & trickle charging.

Integrating Ascent's thin-film CIGS solar modules into SOLab Basic and SoLab Premium products is claimed to be the first of its kind of application for automotive battery charging solutions.

Sebastian Hotz, CarTech's Head of Sales Product Division, says, "With Ascent we found the best partner for delivering innovative products into the field of autonomous solar chargers for automotive professionals."

Hotz continues, "The production of thin film solar is highly innovative for our product and ideal to manufacture. Not only the functionality but also the product design from Ascent makes the product very unique."

Victor Lee, Ascent Solar's President & CEO, adds, "We are extremely pleased with these innovative products and are proud to be able to work closely with CarTech to bring them to market. These products are a good illustration of the multitude of applications that Ascent's unique technology can be utilised in."
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