Ocean Power Technologies to Present at the 28th Annual Roth Capital Partners Conference on March 16, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J., March 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) announced today that George Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 28th Annual Roth Capital Partners Conference at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm EDT (12:00 pm PDT). A live audio webcast of the company's presentation will be available at the following link: http://wsw.com/webcast/roth30/optt. The audio webcast replay will be available from 3:00 pm EDT the day of the teleconference for one year.

Additionally, the webcast and replay will also be available on the Investor Relations section 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 ocean wave energy conversion. OPT's proprietary PowerBuoy® technology is based on a scalable and modular design. OPT specializes in cost-effective and environmentally sound ocean wave based power generation and energy storage technology.

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Company Contact: Mark A. Featherstone, Chief Financial Officer of OPT Phone: 609-730-0400 Investor Relations Contact: Andrew Barwicki Barwicki Investor Relations Inc. Phone: 516-662-9461

Source:Ocean Power Technologies Inc.