WAUKESHA, Wis., July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB:TKOI) (the “Company” or “Telkonet”), creator of the EcoSmart platform of intelligent automation solutions designed to optimize comfort, energy efficiency and operational analytics in support of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it has hired the investment banking firm of Roth Capital Partners, LLC to explore strategic alternatives with a view to enhancing shareholder value. No assurance can be given that this process will result in a transaction or, if a transaction is undertaken, the timing or the terms of any such transaction.

ABOUT TELKONET

Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB:TKOI) provides innovative intelligent automation platforms at the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) space. Helping commercial audiences better manage operational costs, the Company’s EcoSmart intelligent automation platform is supported by a full-suite of IoT-connected devices that provide in-depth energy usage information and analysis, allowing building operators to reduce energy expenses. Vertical markets that benefit from EcoSmart products include hospitality, education, military, government, healthcare and multiple dwelling housing. Telkonet was founded in 1977 and is based in Waukesha, WI. For more information, visit www.telkonet.com.

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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements included in this release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties such as competitive factors, technological development, market demand and the Company’s ability to obtain new contracts and accurately estimate net revenue due to variability in size, scope and duration of projects, and internal issues in the sponsoring client. Further information on potential factors that could affect the Company’s financial results, can be found in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, as may be amended or supplemented in the Company’s subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and in its Reports on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Media Contacts:Telkonet Investor Relations414.302.2298 ir@telkonet.com