Exhibit 4.2 NUMBER SHARES ------ ------ SPECIMEN SPECIMEN See Reverse for Certain Definitions INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE ORMAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. The Corporation is authorized to issue 5,000,000 shares of Preferred Stock $.001 Par Value (SEE RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFER ON REVERSE) This Certifies that ____________________________________________ is the owner of _________________________________________________________________ fully paid and non-assessable Shares of the above Corporation transferable only on the books of the Corporation by the holder hereof in person or by duly authorized Attorney upon surrender of this Certificate properly endorsed. In Witness Whereof, the said Corporation has caused this Certificate to be signed by its duly authorized officers and to be sealed with the Seal of the Corporation. Dated _________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ Chairman Secretary NOTICE: THE SIGNATURE TO THIS ASSIGNMENT MUST CORRESPOND WITH THE NAME AS WRITTEN UPON THE FACE OF THE CERTIFICATE IN EVERY PARTICULAR, WITHOUT ALTERATION OR ENLARGEMENT OR ANY CHANGE WHATEVER. The following abbreviations, when used in the inscription on the face of this certificate, shall be construed as though they were written out in full according to applicable laws or regulations: TEN COM --as tenants in common UNIF GIFT MIN ACT--......Custodian.......... TEN ENT --as tenants by the (Cust) (Minor) entireties under Uniform Gifts to JT TEN --as joint tenants with Minors Act............... right of survivorship (State) and not as tenants in common Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list. For value received, ________________ hereby sell, assign and transfer unto PLEASE INSERT SOCIAL SECURITY OR OTHER IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF ASSIGNEE ______________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ (PLEASE PRINT OR TYPEWRITE NAME AND ADDRESS OF ASSIGNEE) ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Shares represented by the within Certificate, and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ Attorney to transfer the said shares on the books of the within-named Corporation with full power of substitution in the premises. Dated, ________________________ ______________________________________ In presence of __________________________________________ "The securities evidenced by this certificate have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or any applicable state law, and no interest therein may be sold, distributed, assigned, offered, pledged or otherwise transferred unless (a) there is an effective registration statement under such Act and applicable state securities law covering any such transaction involving said securities or (b) this corporation receives an opinion of legal counsel for the holder of these securities (concurred in by legal counsel for this corporation) stating that such transaction is exempt from registration or this corporation otherwise satisfies itself that such transaction is exempt from registration. Neither the offering of the securities nor any offering materials have been reviewed by an administrator under the Securities Act of 1933 or any applicable state law."