AUBURN HILLS, Mich. and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Solar , a leading global manufacturer of light-weight, flexible thin-film solar modules and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices (Nasdaq:ENER), announced today that their UNI-SOLAR® brand photovoltaics have been installed on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas cruise ship.
About Royal Caribbean InternationalRoyal Caribbean International is a global cruise brand with 22 ships currently in service. The line also offers unique cruise tour land packages in Alaska, Canada, Dubai, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. For additional information or to make reservations, call your travel agent, visit www.royalcaribbean.com or call (800) ROYAL-CARIBBEAN. Travel professionals should go to www.cruisingpower.com or call (800) 327-2056. About Energy Conversion Devices/United Solar Energy Conversion Devices (ECD) (Nasdaq:ENER) is a leader in building-integrated and rooftop photovoltaics. The company manufactures, sells and installs thin-film solar laminates that convert sunlight to energy using proprietary technology. ECD's UNI-SOLAR brand products are unique because of their flexibility, light weight, ease of installation, durability, and real-world efficiency. The company also designs, manufactures and installs rooftop photovoltaic systems, which enable customers to transform unused space on the rooftop into a value-generating asset. In addition, ECD's Ovonic Materials Division is the pioneer in NiMH battery technology, and is developing low cost fuel cells, hydrogen production from bioreformation, and hydrogen storage technologies. For more information, please visit www.energyconversiondevices.com .
CONTACT: Energy Conversion Devices Investor Relations Contact: Michael E. Schostak (248) 299-6063 email@example.com United Solar Public Relations Contact: Wendy Ventura (248) 293-0440 x6206 firstname.lastname@example.org BAM Solar Contact: Joe Naroditsky V.P. Operations 866-794-1265 email@example.com