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Robotics Opens A New Market For Ascent Solar
Solar Electric-powered Drone Aircraft Bolsters Ascent Solar's Product Portfolio
By Casey Nobile


Since the bottom fell out of solar cell pricing several years ago, the solar market in the U.S. has been highly competitive and increasingly reliant on installation projects to make profits.But, with the advent of solar powered autonomous watercraft and aircraft, have solar cell manufacturers located a new market to compete over in robotics companies?

Colorado-basedAscent Solar Technologies, Inc., a developer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, announced today it is collaborating with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies and Bye Aerospace to provide its lightweight, flexible copper-indium-gallium-diselenide (CIGS) photovoltaics to power the Silent Falcon™ unmanned aerial system…

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Casey Nobile is the lead editor for Robotics Business Review’s RBR50 news, editorial and business segment. She is also contributing writer and editor for the publication’s News & Technology columns with special emphasis on breaking news coverage for science, technology and financial transactions. Casey is also editor and contributor for other in-house publications: Robotics Trends; RoboBusiness and RoboBusiness exhibit services.

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