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Ocean Power Technologies Reschedules 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Dec 07, 2021 at 6:45 AM EST

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Dec. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. ("OPT" or "the Company") (NYSE American: OPTT), a leader in innovative and cost-effective low-carbon marine power, data, and service solutions, today announced that the Board of Directors (“the Board”) of the Company has determined to postpone the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders from December 13, 2021, to December 14, 2021, with a new start time of 2 p.m. Eastern. The record date of October 15, 2021, remains unchanged.

The Board decided to postpone the 2021 Annual Meeting in order to provide the Company with additional time to solicit shareholder votes.

The Company filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 15, 2021. The Company will be filing an amendment to the definitive proxy statement with the SEC, which will contain information regarding the postponement.

The Board encourages shareholders to cast their votes in advance of the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Voting is simple and only takes a few moments, and can be done in any of the following ways:

  • Vote Online: Registered shareholders can record their vote online at Please be sure to have your Proxy Control Number on hand to cast your vote online.
  • Vote by Phone: Call one of our proxy specialists toll-free at 833-945-2704 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Vote by Email: Send your voting instructions to Please be sure to reference Ocean Power Technologies.

About Ocean Power Technologies
OPT aspires to transform the world through durable, innovative, and cost-effective marine energy, data, and service solutions. Its PowerBuoy® solutions platform provides clean and reliable electric power and real-time data communications for remote maritime and subsea applications in markets such as offshore oil and gas, defense and security, science and research, and offshore wind. The Company is headquartered in Monroe Township, New Jersey. To learn more, visit

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