Ascent Solar (ASTI) Achieves Military Ruggedization Standards Certification – February 23, 2010
Ascent Solar just announced that its Premier and 2 Meter flexibleCIGS solar modules have passed the tests required to receive mail-STD-810G certification, indicating that they meet military standards for working in a range of different environments worldwide.
In a press release, Ascent Solar President and CEO Farhad Moghadam commented on the news”
“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 an anon-reflective coating to prevent glare and have demonstrated the ability to withstand humidity, shock, and sandblasting. 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.”