Ascent Solar Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the Company’s EnerPlex series of consumer products, announced that the Company’s newest debuted product, the Kickr 7 FL (Feather-light), has received numerous “Best of Show” awards from the media publications at the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, UT from August 3rd – 6th, 2016.
Engineered with Ascent’s revolutionary CIGS Solar-on-Plastic technology and a completely redesigned encapsulation process that leverages upon the Company’s aerospace and drone product development, the Kickr 7 FL debuted at the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow as the world’s lightest consumer solar charger. The Kicker 7 FL provides approximately 6.5 watts of regulated power while weighing only 5 ounces, and is 50% lighter than the previous equivalent Kickr series of solar chargers.
In addition, while awaiting for official confirmation, the Kickr 7 FL has also been voted the “best-of-the-best” in “GearJunkie’s Outdoor Retailer Readers Choice Award” contest. Matched up against 15 of GearJunkie’s favorite products from the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Show, EnerPlex garnered the most votes from GearJunkie’s readers and subscribers over a one week contest.