PENNINGTON, N.J., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended October 31, 2017 and provide a general business update. The company will report its financial results in a press release prior to the conference call.

Ocean Power Technologies Chief Executive Officer & President George Kirby and Chief Financial Officer Matthew Shafer will host the call, followed by a question and answer period.

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time Toll-free dial-in number: (844) 473-0979 International dial-in number: (574) 990-1390 Conference ID: 7687079

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Andrew Barwicki at 1-516-662-9461.

A replay of the conference call will be available after 1:00 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through December 20, 2017.

Toll-free replay number: 1-855-859-2056 Replay ID: 7687079

About Ocean Power TechnologiesHeadquartered in New Jersey, Ocean Power Technologies aspires to transform the world through durable, innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions.  Our PB3 PowerBuoy uses ocean waves to provide clean, reliable and persistent electric power and real-time communications for remote offshore applications in markets such as oil and gas, defense, security, ocean observing, telecommunications and more.  To learn more, visit

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Company Contact:Matthew T. ShaferChief Financial Officer of OPTPhone: 609-730-0400

Investor Relations Contact:Andrew BarwickiBarwicki Investor Relations Inc.Phone: 516-662-9461

Media Contact:Marilyn VollrathReputation Partners LLCPhone: 414-376-8834 

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