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Energy from the depths to the heights

I’ve reported previously (see here) on Israeli-founded geothermal company Ormat Technologies. Ormat has just won a tender to build a geothermal plant pilot in Potosi, Bolivia. At nearly 5000 meters above sea level, it will be the highest geothermal plant … Continue reading

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All-consuming geothermal energy

I’ve reported previously (12 times) about Israeli geothermal energy company Ormat Technologies. Ormat has just acquired US Geothermal for a “cool” $110 million. Acquiring US Geothermal’s projects in Idaho and Oregon significantly broadens and diversifies Ormat’s US operations. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-ormat-acquires-us-geothermal-for-110m-1001221036  

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A geothermal partnership

Israeli geothermal energy developer Ormat Technologies is teaming up with Toshiba Power Systems to build geothermal power plants. Ormat’s generators combined with Toshiba’s steam turbines will help launch many new ventures, beginning with the Menengai geothermal project in Kenya. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israels-ormat-teams-with-toshiba-on-geothermal-energy-1001073942 … Continue reading

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Geothermal energy for Indonesia and New Zealand

Israel’s Ormat Technologies will supply the energy converters for the $1.7 billion 330-megawatt Sarulla geothermal power plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Also, New Zealand inaugurated its 13th and largest Ormat Power Plant – the 100MW Ngatamariki facility. http://www.ormat.com/news/latest-items/sarulla-consortium-signs-117-billion-financing-agreements-330-mw-sarulla-geotherma https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEdWXbn35kQ

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Israel’s top exporter of the year

In a ceremony in Tel Aviv Israel’s Economics Minister Naftali Bennett presented Ormat Technologies with Israel’s award for top exporter for 2013. Ormat’s environmental-friendly Energy Converter power generation unit converts geothermal heat into electricity. http://www.timesofisrael.com/top-israeli-exporter-is-top-green-company-too/

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Nevada geothermal power plant completed

Israel’s Ormat Industries has finished building the Don Campbell geothermal power plant in Mineral County, Nevada. The 16-megawatt power station is named after the late Ormat employee who identified the geothermal field. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000907558&fid=1725

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Geothermal power for Honduras

Israel’s Ormat Industries is to build and operate the first-ever geothermal power plant in Honduras. The 18-megawatt renewable energy plant will begin operations in 2016. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000898547

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Recovering lost energy

Israel’s Ormat Technologies builds Recoverable Energy Generators (REGs) that turn waste energy from industrial processes into usable electrical power. It already recovers 160 megawatts in the USA and 595 MW worldwide. It has just agreed to build a 5MW REG … Continue reading

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12 more years of geothermal power

Israel’s Ormat Industries has extended its agreement to supply California with electricity from its 46MW geothermal power plant at the Heber complex in Imperial Valley. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000877496&fid=1725

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Geothermal power station completed

Israel’s Ormat Industries has completed the 100-megawatt Ngatamariki geothermal power plant in New Zealand. The plant is the largest singular binary power plant in the world. Ormat has now built 14 geothermal power plants in New Zealand totaling 350 megawatts. … Continue reading

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