PENNINGTON, N.J., March 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) announced today announced that George Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Matthew Shafer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the 29th Annual Roth Capital Partners Conference at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  The presentation is scheduled to begin at 5:30pm PDT (8:30pm EDT). A live audio webcast of the Company's presentation will be available at the following link: http://wsw.com/webcast/roth31/optt with a replay available after the teleconference for one year.  Additionally, the webcast and replay will also be available on the Investor Relations sections of the Company's website at www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.

About Ocean Power Technologies

Headquartered in Pennington, New Jersey, Ocean Power Technologies (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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Company Contact:Matthew T. ShaferChief Financial Officer of OPTPhone: 609-730-0400Investor Relations Contact:Andrew BarwickiBarwicki Investor Relations Inc.Phone: 516-662-9461

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