SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 25, 2017
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1590 Reed Road Pennington, New Jersey (Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 25, 2017, Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. issued a press release announcing the establishment of a presence in Houston, Texas to more effectively support the Company’s oil & gas business development activities. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release dated July 25, 2017 announcing the establishment of a presence in Houston, Texas to more effectively support the Company’s oil & gas business development activities.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 25, 2017
OCEAN POWER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
/s/ George H. Kirby III
George H. Kirby III
President and Chief Executive Officer