SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 28, 2010
ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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12300 Grant Street
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (720) 872-5000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (the Company) has announced that its Board of Directors has nominated two new candidates for election at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on June 16, 2010. The two new nominees are Kim J. Huntley, the former Director of the Defense Energy Support Center of the U.S. Department of Defense, and G. Thomas Marsh, the former Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Messrs. Huntley and Marsh, together with the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer Farhad Moghadam, Ph.D., are standing for election at the Annual Meeting. A copy of the press release issued by the Company is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release entitled Ascent Solar Announces Annual Stockholders Meeting and Nomination of New Board Members|
The information contained in this report is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Such information shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|April 29, 2010||By:|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|