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US Air Force Increases Research to Ascent Solar

Littleton, Colorado [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Ascent Solar Technologies has been granted a contract modification from the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to continue development of flexible high-temperature substrates for monolithically integrated CIGS photovoltaics. This program originated at ITN Energy Systems, Inc. and was transferred to Ascent Solar in January 2007. The contract modification adds an additional $607,365 of funded contract value to the original contract of $925,283 and extends the period of performance to March 2009.