Ocean Power Technologies Secures Orders Exceeding $1.25 Million for Fully Integrated WAM-V Unmanned Surface Vehicles

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NYSE American: OPTT) (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leader in innovative and cost-effective low-carbon marine power, data, and service solutions, today announced it has received multiple orders for fully integrated WAM-V Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) totaling over $1.25 million. These orders underscore the growing demand for OPT’s advanced marine technologies and their applications in maritime surveillance, environmental monitoring, and ocean data collection.

The WAM-V USV is at the forefront of maritime innovation, designed for superior performance in various ocean conditions. Its versatility and reliability make it an ideal choice for a wide range of marine applications, from data collection and security surveillance to environmental monitoring.

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Philipp Stratmann, President, and CEO of Ocean Power Technologies expressed his enthusiasm for this significant achievement: “We are incredibly proud to see the heightened interest and trust in our WAM-V technology from clients across the globe. This achievement is a testament to our team’s relentless dedication to pushing the boundaries of marine technology and providing our clients with solutions that meet their complex and evolving needs. As we continue to innovate, we are committed to playing a pivotal role in the advancement of sustainable and efficient ocean-based operations.”

The recent commercial orders come from clients in Latin America, highlighting the wide-ranging capabilities and applications of the WAM-V USVs. OPT’s commitment to delivering customizable and scalable solutions has positioned the company as a preferred partner in the industry.

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ABOUT OCEAN POWER TECHNOLOGIES:

OPT provides intelligent maritime solutions and services that enable safer, cleaner, and more productive ocean operations for the defense and security, oil and gas, science and research, and offshore wind markets. Our PowerBuoy® platforms provide clean and reliable electric power and real-time data communications for remote maritime and subsea applications. We also provide WAM-V® unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) and marine robotics services. The Company’s headquarters is in Monroe Township, New Jersey and has an additional office in Richmond, California. To learn more, visit www.OceanPowerTechnologies.com.

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