August 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM EDT
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Ocean Power Technologies to Exhibit at ONS2018 (Offshore North Sea 2018)

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies (NASDAQ: OPTT), a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, announced today that it will be attending the Offshore North Sea 2018 Conference (ONS2018) in Stavanger, Norway from August 27th through August 30th, 2018.

OPT’s PB3 PowerBuoy™ is a reliable and persistent integrated power and communication platform for remote offshore applications such as advanced multi-functional sensors, multi-functional sensors in support of pre- and post-drilling, production, decommissioning, subsea fields, and ROV/AUV charging operations. End-users can apply the technology to a suite of mission critical payloads while extending their range of operation, lowering their operational costs, and enabling real-time data transfer and decision making. OPT’s markets of interest include: oil and gas, defense and security, science and research, and communications.

George Kirby, President and Chief Executive Officer stated: “2018 marks OPT’s inaugural participation at ONS2018 and provides an ideal venue to showcase our PB3 PowerBuoy™ while introducing potential customers and partners to our capabilities in the oil and gas sector. We will have a team of technical and commercial experts attending who are well-versed in the capabilities and value-proposition of our buoy.”

OPT’s exhibit will be located in Hall #2 at Stand #2560, where it will discuss its PB3 PowerBuoy™, including its capabilities and applications in oil and gas, defense and security, science and research, communication industries, among other important target markets.

Mr. Kirby continued, “We are thrilled and quite appreciative for the opportunity to display the capabilities of our ocean qualified commercial PB3 PowerBuoy™ at ONS2018. We look forward to this great exhibition and welcome all to visit our exhibit and learn more about our technology.”

About Ocean Power Technologies

Headquartered 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, science and research, and communications. To learn more, visit www.oceanpowertechnologies.com.

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Investor Relations Contact:
Steve Calk or Jackie Marcus
Alpha IR Group
Phone 312 445-2870
Email: [email protected]

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