02.11.05

2.11.2005: Meldung: Ormat Technologies, Inc.: Roger W. Gale and Elon Kohlberg Join Ormat Technologies" Board of Director

Roger W. Gale and Elon Kohlberg Join Ormat Technologies" Board of Directors
Monday October 31, 8:49 am ET

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 31 / Ormat Technologies, Inc. today announced the appointment of two new independent directors to its Board: Roger W. Gale, President and CEO of GF Energy, LLC, and Elon Kohlberg, Royal Little Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.

Mr. Gale will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and Mr. Kohlberg will become a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Ormat Technologies, thereby replacing departed Board member Edward Muller.

"We are very happy to have Roger Gale and Elon Kohlberg on our company"s Board. Their expertise in the energy and financial fields will further enhance Ormat"s already strong Board," said Dita Bronicki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ormat. "We look forward to working with Roger and Elon to build upon our successes and believe their experience and vision will help Ormat execute its strategy and strengthen the Company"s position in the growing Geothermal and Renewable energy business."

Gale, Ph.D, was previously with PA Consulting Group"s global energy practice and chaired the firm"s Western Hemisphere region. He was also Director of External Affairs for the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and held other federal government positions. He is currently a director at the US Energy Association and the Consumer Energy Council of America and was a director of Constellation Energy.

Elon Kohlberg, Ph.D., is a professor at Harvard Business School and teaches classes in Harvard"s M.B.A., Ph.D. and executive programs. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Teva North America and Medinol.

About Ormat Technologies

Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a vertically integrated company primarily engaged in the geothermal and recovered energy power business. The Company designs, develops, builds, owns and operates geothermal power plants. It also designs, develops and builds, and plans to own and operate, recovered energy-based power plants. Additionally, the Company designs, manufactures and sells geothermal and recovered energy power units and other power generating equipment, and provides related services. Ormat products and systems are covered by more than 70 patents. Ormat currently has operations in the United States, Israel, the Philippines, Guatemala, Kenya, and Nicaragua.


Ormat Technologies Contact: Investor Relations Contact
Dita Bronicki Jeff Corbin/Todd Fromer
CEO and President KCSA Worldwide
+1-775-356-9029 212-896-1214/212-896-1215
dbronicki@ormat.com jcorbin@kcsa.com/tfromer@kcsa.com


Source: Ormat Technologies, Inc.
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