Sending Office: Honorable Ed Perlmutter
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Solar Panel Technology Demo Day

Thursday July 19, 2018

10:30am – 12:00pm

2456 Rayburn


Dear Colleague:

We invite you and your staff to join us at the technology demonstration day with Ascent Solar from Thornton, Colorado.  Ascent Solar designs, develops, and manufactures solar technology and power solutions for remote locations and extreme environments. It
does so by using flexible, thin-film materials.  This enables the use of solar power in many existing and emerging defense, consumer electronic, space, and aerospace applications. 

Ascent Solar is one of the few remaining US-based solar manufacturers specializing in thin-film solutions. Ascent Solar’s products are on a flexible plastic base, which provides for an extremely lightweight and rugged capability, and provide mission-critical
solutions for unique markets, such as space, aerospace, defense and public sector, and emergency services.

Ascent Solar will provide hands-on demonstrations of some of its XD-12 and XD-48 solar chargers – to include how they can operate even after being shot, cut, stepped-on, and dropped. These attributes make Ascent Solar’s power solutions ideal to meet many
Department of Defense, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other agency requirements for mobile and remote operations.  Ascent Solar will also provide examples of some of its technology that is headed to the Space station this fall (MISSE 10) and on the
wings of solar powered drones. In this exciting new sphere of solar applications, Ascent Solar is leading the way in revolutionary efficiency and accessibility. They are also bringing products used in the industrial world, and a variety of IoT sensors to help
improve the quality of life in both personal and professional applications.

Please stop by the event to learn more about these technologies and their broad applications to provide power needs off the grid.  If you have questions, please contact Jeff O’Neil in Rep. Perlmutter’s office at or Katharine Denby in Rep. Coffman’s office at




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Ed Perlmutter                                                              Mike Coffman

Member of Congress                                                   Member of Congress

Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Armed Services, Energy, Homeland Security

Related Event Information

Event Location: 2456 Rayburn
Event Start: 7/19/2018 10:30:00 AM
Event End: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

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