- Clean technology company Verditek said it and partner Paragraf had developed a solar PV cell enhanced with graphene.

The companies' joint development programme had advanced methodologies to successfully produce graphene on PV proof-of-concept cells, to harness the superior electrical and mechanical properties that graphene can impart.

The cell worked without the encumbrance of metallic busbars or backplates required in conventional PV cells.

Verditek said the companies had also agreed to a second joint development project to improve the performance of the cells.

The new agreement would also involve potentially filing patents and, upon attainment of additional performance targets, commencing commercial discussions for industrial manufacture and application of the new material.

At 2:39pm: [LON:VDTK] Verditek Plc share price was +0.25p at 7p

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