Ascent Solar joins Bye Aerospace's aircraft programmes

(SeeNews) - May 14, 2012 - US solar module maker Ascent Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:ASTI) said today it would join Bye Aerospace Inc's aircraft programmes as a development partner.

According to Bye Aerospace's chairman George Bye, the cooperation will allow the company to enhance development time of its aerial vehicle for the aerospace and defense markets. Buy gave as an example of a possible area of partnership its Silent Guardian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which uses thin film solar photovoltaics (PV), stored electric power and other technologies to improve its long endurance potential, quiet operations and cut its emissions.

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