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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

SCHEDULE 13G
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Amendment No. )*
 
Ormat Technologies, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
 (Title of Class of Securities)

686688102
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2018
 (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

o Rule 13d-1(b)

x Rule 13d-1(c)

o Rule 13d-1(d)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).


 
 
CUSIP No. 686688102
13G
Page 2 of 10 Pages

1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP   (See instructions)
(a)  o
(b)  x
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
Israel
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
---
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
---
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See instructions)
 
o
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
   5.77% (*) (**)
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON   (See instructions)
 
IN

(*) The beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein is described in Item 4(a).
 
(**) Based on 50,672,520 shares of common stock outstanding as of January 30, 2019(as reported on Bloomberg LP).

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CUSIP No. 686688102
13G
Page 3 of 10 Pages

1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Delek Group Ltd.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP   (See instructions)
(a)  o
(b)  x
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
Israel
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
---
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
---
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
   2,922,271.28 (*)
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See instructions)
 
o
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
    5.77% (*) (**)
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON   (See instructions)
 
CO

 
(*) The beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein is described in Item 4(a).
 
(**) Based on 50,672,520 shares of common stock outstanding as of January 30, 2019 (as reported on Bloomberg LP).


 
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CUSIP No. 686688102
13G
Page 4 of 10 Pages
 
1
    NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
The Phoenix Holding Ltd.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP   (See instructions)
(a)  o
(b)  x
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
Israel
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
---
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
---
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
    2,922,271.28 (*)
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
   2,922,271.28 (*)
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See instructions)
 
o
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
    5.77% (*) (**)
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON   (See instructions)
 
CO
 
(*) The beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein is described in Item 4(a).

(**) Based on 50,672,520 shares of common stock outstanding as of January 30, 2019 (as reported on Bloomberg LP).


 
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Item 1.
(a)           Name of Issuer:

Ormat Technologies, Inc.
 
 
(b)
Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

  6140 Plumas Street, Reno, Nevada 89519-6075

Item 2.        (a)
Name of Person Filing:
 
 
1.
Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
 
 
2.
Delek Group Ltd.
 
 
3.
The Phoenix Holdings Ltd.

The securities reported herein are beneficially owned by various direct or indirect, majority or wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Phoenix Holdings Ltd. (the "Subsidiaries").  The Subsidiaries manage their own funds and/or the funds of others, including for holders of exchange-traded notes or various insurance policies, members of pension or provident funds, unit holders of mutual funds, and portfolio management clients.  Each of the Subsidiaries operates under independent management and makes its own independent voting and investment decisions.

The Phoenix Holdings Ltd. is a controlled subsidiary of Delek Group Ltd.  The majority of Delek Group Ltd.'s outstanding share capital and voting rights are owned, directly and indirectly, by Itshak Sharon (Tshuva) through private companies wholly-owned by him, and the remainder is held by the public.

(b)
Address of Principal Business Office:

 The address of Itshak Sharon (Tshuva) and Delek Investments and Properties Ltd. is 7 Giborei Israel Street, P.O.B. 8464, Netanya, 42504, Israel.

 The address of the Phoenix Holdings Ltd. is Derech Hashalom 53, Givataim, 53454, Israel. 

(c)
Citizenship:

 1. Itshak Sharon (Tshuva) - Israel

 2. Delek Group Ltd. - Israel

 3. The Phoenix Holdings Ltd. - Israel

(d)
Title of Class of Securities:
 
  Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

(e)
CUSIP Number:

686688102

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Item 3.
Not applicable.

Item 4.
Ownership:

 (a)
 Amount beneficially owned:

 See row 9 of cover page of each reporting person.

Each of the Subsidiaries operates under independent management and makes its own independent voting and investment decisions.  Neither the filing of this Schedule 13G nor any of its contents shall be deemed to constitute an admission by either the Filing Persons or Subsidiaries that a group exists for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose, and each reporting person disclaims the existence of any such group.  In addition, each of the Filing Persons and Subsidiaries disclaims any beneficial ownership of the securities covered by this report in excess of their actual pecuniary interest therein. This Statement shall not be construed as an admission by the Filing Persons or Subsidiaries that they are the beneficial owners of any of the Ordinary Shares covered by this Statement.

 As of December 31, 2018, the securities reported herein were held as follows:

 
   
Ordinary Shares
   
Percentage of total Ordinary Shares outstanding
 
Excellence "nostro" accounts
   
--
     
--
 
Excellence provident funds
   
1,107
     
0.00
%
Excellence trust funds
   
29,001.03
     
0.06
%
Excellence ETF's
   
507,568.05
     
1.00
%
The Phoenix "nostro" accounts
   
168,387
     
0.33
%
The Phoenix pension
   
--
     
--
 
Linked insurance policies of Phoenix
   
9,199.90
     
0.02
%
Partnership for Israeli shares (1)
   
1,944,405.55
     
3.84
%
Partnership for investing in shares indexes (1)
   
262,602.75
     
0.52
%
Partnership for international shares (1)
   
--
     
--
 

As of April 11, 2018, each of the Reporting Persons beneficially owned 2,552,834.28 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 5.04% of the outstanding shares (based on 50,691,051 shares outstanding as of March 22, 2018 (as reported by the Issuer in Form DEF 14/A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 27, 2018), such amount of Ordinary Shares was held as follows:

   
Ordinary Shares
   
Percentage of total Ordinary Shares outstanding
 
Excellence "nostro" accounts
   
--
     
--
 
Excellence provident funds
   
60,633.92
     
0.12
%
Excellence trust funds
   
17,436.03
     
0.03
%
Excellence ETF's
   
494,558.24
     
0.98
%
The Phoenix "nostro" accounts
   
117,147
     
0.23
%
The Phoenix pension
   
--
     
--
 
Linked insurance policies of Phoenix
   
14,265.90
     
0.03
%
Partnership for Israeli shares (1)
   
1,700,975.55
     
3.36
%
Partnership for investing in the TA 125 (1)
   
147,817.64
     
0.29
%
Partnership for international shares (1)
   
--
     
--
 

(1) All ownership rights in this partnership belong to companies that are part of Phoenix Group. The amount of ownership rights held by such companies in the partnership changes frequently according to a mechanism provided in the partnership agreement.

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(b)
 Percent of class:

 See row 11 of cover page of each reporting person

(c)
 Number of shares as to which such person has:

 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:

See row 5 of cover page of each reporting person
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:

See row 6 of cover page of each reporting person and note in Item 4(a) above

 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

See row 7 of cover page of each reporting person

 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

See row 8 of cover page of each reporting person and note in Item 4(a) above

Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be beneficial owner of more than 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following ☒.
 
Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another:

Not applicable.

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person:

Not applicable.

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:

Not applicable.

Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group:

Not applicable.

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Item 10.
Certification:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

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SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

February 13, 2019
 
   
Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
 
/s/ Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
By: Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)

   
Delek Group Ltd.
 
/s/ Leora Pratt Levin
By: Leora Pratt Levin*
Title: V.P. Legal Affairs

   
/s/Gabi Last*
By: Gabi Last*
Title: Chairman
 
   
The Phoenix Holdings Ltd.
 
/s/ Eli Schwartz
By: Eli Schwartz**
Title: Chief Financial Officer

   
/s/ Menachem Neeman
By: Menachem Neeman**
Title: Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary

* Signature duly authorized by resolution of the Board of Directors, notice of which is attached as Exhibit 2 to this Schedule 13G.

** Signature duly authorized by resolution of the Board of Directors, notice of which is attached as Exhibit 3 to this Schedule 13G.
 
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EXHIBIT NO.
DESCRIPTION

Exhibit 1
Agreement of Joint Filing by and among the Reporting Persons, dated as of February13, 2019.

Exhibit 2
Notice of resolution of the Board of Directors of Delek Group Ltd., dated as of February 7, 2018.

Exhibit 3
Notice of resolution of the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Holdings Ltd., dated as of January 30, 2018.


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Section 2: EX-99 (EXHIBIT 1)



Exhibit 1
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned hereby agree that only one statement containing the information required by Schedule 13G need be filed with respect to the ownership by each of the undersigned of shares of Ormat Technologies, Inc.  Each of them is responsible for the timely filing of such Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning such person contained therein; but none of them is responsible for the completeness or accuracy of the information concerning the other persons making the filing, unless such person knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate. In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1), the undersigned hereby agree to the joint filing with each other on behalf of each of them of such a statement on Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto with respect to the equity securities (as defined in Rule 13d-1(i)) of the issuer, beneficially owned by each of them. This Joint Filing Agreement shall be included as an exhibit to such Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto.
 
This agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original.

February 13, 2019
 
   
Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
 
/s/ Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)
By: Itshak Sharon (Tshuva)

   
Delek Group Ltd.
 
/s/ Leora Pratt Levin
By: Leora Pratt Levin*
Title: V.P. Legal Affairs

   
/s/Gabi Last*
By: Gabi Last*
Title: Chairman
 
   
The Phoenix Holdings Ltd.
 
/s/ Eli Schwartz
By: Eli Schwartz**
Title: Chief Financial Officer


 
 
/s/ Menachem Neeman
By: Menachem Neeman**
Title: Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary




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Section 3: EX-99 (EXHIBIT 2)



Exhibit 2

Delek Group Ltd

7.2.2018
To whom it may concern

Re: Delek Group Ltd, 520044322 (hereinafter: "The Company")

I, the undersigned Meital Avital Ratzon, an Advocate and a member of the Legal Department of the Company, hereby certify that:

***, Mr. Gabi Last, Mrs. Leora Pratt Levin, *** and ***, are elected signatories of the Company, and any 2 (two) of these individuals on and above the Company’s seal or printed name bind the Company for any purpose.

Name: Meital Avital Ratzon

Position: Advocate

Date: 7.2.2018

Signature: /s/ Meital Avital





 
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Section 4: EX-99 (EXHIBIT 3)



Exhibit 3
 
 
[Unofficial Translation]
 
January 30, 2018

Powers of Signature in The Phoenix Holdings Ltd. (hereinafter: the "Company")
 
In accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors, the powers of signature in the Company as of January 30, 2018 are as follows:

General Rights of Signature
 
1.
 
The signature of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the General Manager of the Company together, or the signature of one of them with the addition of a director from Group A, shall bind the Company in any matter for an unlimited amount.
 
2.
 
The signatures of two directors from Group A (who are not a director and his subordinate, and excluding directors who are the subordinates of the General Manager of the Company) shall bind the Company in any matter up to a sum of NIS 400,000,000.
 
3.
 
***
 
4.
 
***
 
Delegation and Revocation of Powers
 
5.
 
***
 
6.
 
***
 
7.
 
***

Group A
Group B
***
***
***
***
***
 
***
 
Eli Schwartz - Chief Financial Officer
 
Menachem Neeman - Chief Legal counsel and Corporate Secretary
 
 
I hereby certify that the aforesaid resolutions of the Board of Directors were duly adopted and are binding on the Company for all intents and purposes.

 
/s/ Mor Albojm Goldberg
Mor Albojm Goldberg, Advocate




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