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Ormat Technologies


POWER Notebook: Alabama Power Says Closing Coal Plant Will Cost $740 Million

Several developments worldwide impacted the power generation landscape in the past week, including more news about the closure of a coal-fired power plant in Alabama, the restart of a geothermal…


New Zealand's Largest Geothermal Plant Comes Online

New Zealand’s largest geothermal plant was synchronized to the country’s national grid in October. The project took just more than three years to complete. Eastland Group, a Gisborne, New Zealand-based…


Officials Say No Risk of Blackout From Lava Breach at Hawaii Geothermal Plant

Officials with Hawaii Electric Light (HEL) on May 23 said the Puna Geothermal Venture power plant is secure, and that even if lava from the Kilauea eruption damages or destroys…


Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant Expands to 330 MW With Third and Final Unit Commencing Commercial Operation

RENO, Nev., May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ORA) today announced that NIL 2, the third unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant, has commenced commercial operation,…


One of World's Largest Geothermal Units Begins Operations in Indonesia

The first of three 110-MW units at the $1 billion Sarulla geothermal power plant in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province commenced commercial operation this March. When the next two units come…