The Energizer and Ascent Solar lighting systems will begin being distributed to families in the summer of 2013. For more information, go to www.ascentsolar.com, www.energizerglobalnightrace.com and www.onemillionlights.org.

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1 2011 World Energy Outlook, International Energy Agency

2 Alternatives to fuel based lighting in rural areas: lbl.gov, Evan Mills (2006), http://evanmills.lbl.gov/presentations/fuel_based_lightinggrocc.pdf

Mills (2005), Mills (2010), United States Environmental Protection Agency (2010), Radecksy (2009), www.epa.gov

3 World Health Organization Report (2002), http://www.who.int/wshr/2002/en/whr02_en.pdf
 

About Ascent

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. is a developer of thin-film photovoltaic modules using flexible substrate materials that can transform the way solar power generation integrates into everyday life. Ascent Solar's technology, which was named one of  TIME Magazine's 50 best inventions for 2011, can be directly incorporated into standard building materials, commercial transportation, automotive solutions, space applications, consumer electronics for portable power and durable off-grid solutions. More information can be found at www.ascentsolar.com or www.goenerplex.com.

About Energizer

Energizer Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: ENR], headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries, portable flashlights and lanterns. Energizer is a global leader in the dynamic business of providing power solutions with a full portfolio of products including Energizer ® brand battery products, Energizer ® MAX ® premium alkaline; Energizer ® Ultimate Lithium; Energizer ® Advanced Lithium; Rechargeable batteries and charging systems; and portable flashlights and lanterns. Visit www.energizer.com, www.facebook.com/energizerbunny.

About One Million Lights

One Million Lights is a registered nonprofit with a mission to improve the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy solar lighting. Its goal is to distribute one million solar lights and replace dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps.

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