Ormat Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering of Common Stock on Behalf of Stockholder ORIX Corporation

RENO, Nev., Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) (“Ormat”), a leading geothermal, energy storage, solar PV and recovered energy power company, announced today the pricing of an upsized underwritten secondary offering of 3,750,000 shares of its common stock on behalf of ORIX Corporation at a price of $90.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on November 21, 2022, subject to customary closing conditions. Ormat is not offering any of its common stock in the offering for its own account and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares being offered by the selling stockholder.

BofA Securities and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Wolfe | Nomura Alliance, Citigroup, Cowen, Oppenheimer & Co., Roth Capital Partners, and UBS Investment Bank are acting as co-managers for the offering. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 562,500 shares of Ormat’s common stock from ORIX Corporation.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

The offering is being made pursuant to an automatically effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 16, 2020. The offering may be made only by means of a base prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department, Email: [email protected]; and from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by email: [email protected], or by telephone: 1 (866) 803-9204.

ABOUT ORMAT TECHNOLOGIES

With over five decades of experience, Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a leading geothermal company and the only vertically integrated company engaged in geothermal and recovered energy generation (“REG”), with robust plans to accelerate long-term growth in the energy storage market and to establish a leading position in the U.S. energy storage market. 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. The Company has engineered, manufactured and constructed power plants, which it currently owns or has installed for utilities and developers worldwide, totaling approximately 3,200 MW of gross capacity. Ormat leveraged its core capabilities in the geothermal and REG industries and its global presence to expand the Company’s activity into energy storage services, solar Photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage plus Solar PV. Ormat’s current total generating portfolio is 1,173 MW with a 1,085 MW geothermal and solar generation portfolio that is spread globally in the U.S., Kenya, Guatemala, Indonesia, Honduras, and Guadeloupe, and an 88 MW energy storage portfolio that is located in the U.S.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Information provided in this press release may contain statements relating to current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about future events that are “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements concerning the completion of the offering. Actual future results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties and other risks described under “Risk Factors” as described in Ormat’s annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 25, 2022, and in Ormat’s subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and annual reports on Form 10-K that are filed from time to time with the SEC.

These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and, except as legally required, Ormat undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

DISCLAIMER

“Wolfe | Nomura Alliance” is the marketing name used by Wolfe Research Securities and Nomura Securities International, Inc. in connection with certain equity capital markets activities conducted jointly by the firms. Both Nomura Securities International, Inc. and WR Securities, LLC are serving as underwriters in the offering described herein. In addition, WR Securities, LLC and certain of its affiliates may provide sales support services, investor feedback, investor education, and/or other independent equity research services in connection with this offering.

Ormat Technologies Contact:
Smadar Lavi
VP Head of IR and ESG Planning & Reporting
775-356-9029 (ext. 65726)
[email protected]
Investor Relations Agency Contact:
Sam Cohen or Joseph Caminiti
Alpha IR Group
312-445-2870
[email protected]

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