November 27, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

Ascent Solar’s custom-designed CIGS PV retains 92% of original power during space flight experiment

Ascent Solar Technologies Inc of Thornton, CO, USA – which makes lightweight, flexible copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules that can be integrated into consumer products, off-grid applications and aerospace applications – says that its PV solution specially designed for a flight experiment conducted by NASA’s Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE-X) has exceeded performance and power retention expectations; validating Ascent’s ability to create solar power solutions custom-designed for the extreme conditions unique to the space industry…