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                           December 8, 2023

       Robert Powers
       Chief Financial Officer
       Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
       28 Engelhard Drive, Suite B
       Monroe Township, NJ 08831

                                                        Re: Ocean Power
Technologies, Inc.
Statement on Form S-3
                                                            Filed December 1,
                                                            File No. 333-275843

       Dear Robert Powers:

              This is to advise you that we have not reviewed and will not
review your registration

               Please refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for
acceleration. We remind you
       that the company and its management are responsible for the accuracy and
adequacy of their
       disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action or absence of
action by the staff.

                                                        Please contact Liz
Packebusch, Staff Attorney, at 202-551-8749 with any questions.


                           Division of Corporation Finance

                           Office of Energy & Transportation
       cc:                                              Kevin J. Poli