MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTT), a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, announced today that it will be attending the OCEANS 2019 Conference & Exposition October 27-31, 2019 in Seattle. 

“We’re looking forward to attending OCEANS 2019,” said George H. Kirby, OPT President and Chief Executive Officer. “The event is a fantastic opportunity to discuss OPT’s transformative PowerBuoy® technology and the expertise of our Innovation and Support Services with international leaders representing academia, federal agencies, the U.S. Navy, and industry.”

Bi-annual OCEANS conferences are recognized for bringing together marine industry pioneers eager to learn about oceanic research, transport, and engineering technologies. The event is attended by more than 2,000 professionals, ranging from engineers and technologists to policy makers and educators, to highlight relevant topics, current trends, and cutting-edge technology to advance marine research, practices, and policies. To learn more visit https://seattle19.oceansconference.org/.

About Ocean Power Technologies
Headquartered in Monroe Township, New Jersey, Ocean Power Technologies aspires to transform the world through durable, innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions. Its PB3 PowerBuoy® and the near-term availability of its hybrid PowerBuoy® and Subsea Battery Solution, along with its Innovation and Support Services provide clean and reliable electric power and real-time data communications for remote offshore and subsea applications in markets such as oil and gas, defense and security, science and research, and communications. To learn more, visit www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Investor Relations Contact:
Matthew Abenante, IRC
Porter, LeVay & Rose
Email: ocean@plrinvest.com
Phone: 212-564-4700

Business Development Contact:
David Marchetti, Senior Director, Americas
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
Email: dmarchetti@oceanpowertech.com
Phone: 609-730-0400

Media Contact:
Barry Jeckell
Ocean Power Technologies
Email: bjeckell@oceanpowertech.com
Phone: 609-730-0400