Ocean Power Technologies to Announce Fiscal Second Quarter 2013 Results and Host Conference Call on December 14, 2012

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PENNINGTON, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) ("OPT" or the "Company"), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it will release its fiscal second quarter and six month financial results before the market opens on Friday, December 14, 2012. A conference call to review these results will be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time that day.

The call will be available by telephone at 800.299.9630 (toll free in the U.S.) or + 617.786.2904 (for international callers), using passcode 88629196. Investors may also access a webcast by visiting the Company's website at www.oceanpowertechnologies.com and clicking on the Investor Relations tab, then Webcasts & Presentations. Recorded replays of the conference call will be available on the Company's website and by telephone at 888.286.8010 (toll free in the U.S.) or 617.801.6888 (for international callers), replay passcode 45427788, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern on December 14, 2012.

About Ocean Power Technologies

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) is a pioneer in wave-energy technology that harnesses ocean wave resources to generate reliable and clean and environmentally-beneficial electricity. OPT has a strong track record in the advancement of wave energy and participates in an estimated $150 billion annual power generation equipment market. OPT's proprietary PowerBuoy® system is based on modular, ocean-going buoys that capture and convert predictable wave energy into clean electricity. The Company is widely recognized as a leading developer of on-grid and autonomous wave-energy generation systems, benefiting from 15 years of in-ocean experience. OPT is headquartered in Pennington, New Jersey, USA with an office in Warwick, UK and operations in Melbourne and Perth, Australia. More information can be found at www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.

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CONTACT: Company Contact: Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. Brian M. Posner, Chief Financial Officer Telephone: +1 609 730 0400 Investor Relations Contact: Darrow Associates Chris Witty Telephone: +1 646 438 9385 Email: cwitty@darrowir.com

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