Ormat Technologies, Inc. Announces May 7, 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

(RENO, Nev.), March 1, 2013-- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) is pleased to announce that its 2013 annual meeting of stockholders will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. local time at the offices of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York.

A Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials, including details of the annual meeting, will be mailed to stockholders of record as of March 18, 2013. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on that date will be entitled to vote at the meeting.

About Ormat Technologies

With over four decades of experience, Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a leading geothermal company and the only vertically integrated company solely engaged in geothermal and recovered energy generation (REG). The company owns, operates, designs, manufactures and sells geothermal and REG power plants primarily based on the Ormat Energy Converter – a power generation unit that converts low-, medium- and high-temperature heat into electricity. With over 82 U.S. patents, Ormat’s power solutions have been refined and perfected under the most grueling environmental conditions. Ormat’s flexible, modular solutions for geothermal power and REG are ideal for the vast range of resource characteristics. The company has engineered and built power plants, which it currently owns or has supplied to utilities and developers worldwide, totaling approximately 1600 MW of gross capacity. Ormat’s current generating portfolio of 575 MW (net) includes Brady, Brawley, Heber, Jersey Valley, Mammoth, McGinness Hills, Ormesa, Puna, Steamboat, Tuscarora, OREG 1, OREG 2, OREG 3 and OREG 4 in the U.S.; Zunil and Amatitlan in Guatemala; Olkaria III in Kenya; and, Momotombo in Nicaragua.