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Ormat Technologies Announces Partnership Deal for Eight Geothermal Plants, Valued at Up to $44.4M

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Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Nevada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary (Ormat Nevada), and JPM Capital Corporation (JPM) entered into a tax equity partnership transaction involving eight geothermal power plants in California and Nevada.  

Under the transaction, Ormat Nevada transferred the plants into a new subsidiary, ORTP, LLC (ORTP), and sold an interest in the limited liability company to JPM. In connection with the closing, JPM paid approximately $35.7 million to Ormat Nevada and will make additional payments estimated by Ormat at approximately 25% of the value of production tax credits generated by the portfolio over time.  The additional payments are expected to be made until December 31, 2016 and total approximately $8.7 million.

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