PENNINGTON, N.J., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) ("OPT" or "the Company"), announced today that George Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:10 pm Eastern Time. A live audio webcast and a replay of the company's presentation will be available at the following link: The webcast and replay will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the website at

About Ocean Power Technologies

Headquartered in Pennington, New Jersey, Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) is a pioneer in renewable wave-energy technology that converts ocean wave energy into electricity. OPT has developed and is seeking to commercialize its proprietary PowerBuoy ® technology, which is based on a modular design and has undergone periodic ocean testing since 1997. OPT specializes in designing cost-effective and environmentally sound ocean wave based power generation and management technology.

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CONTACT: Company Contact:         Mark A. Featherstone,         Chief Financial Officer of OPT         Phone: 609-730-0400                  Investor Contact:         Shawn Severson         The Blueshirt Group         Phone: (415)489-2198

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