Ascent Solar Technologies, a developer of flexible thin-film solar modules, has signed a distribution agreement with France-based DisaSolar.

DisaSolar will begin distribution of Ascent Solar’s thin-film CIGS modules for off-grid applications integrating flexible solar panels into passenger train roofs and commercial signage structures.

The agreement with DisaSolar gives Ascent Solar access to additional emerging market segments in Europe.

Recently, the two companies demonstrated PV module integration into train rooftops in partnership with French regional rail company SNCF.

DisaSolar president Stephane Poughon said that Ascent Solar’s light-weight, CIGS solar module technology is uniquely qualified to open new opportunities in everyday power generation.

Headquartered in Paris, DisaSolar develops, distributes and installs customized PV flexibles solutions for its clients in areas of signage, transportation and building.