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Ellomay Capital Ltd. Announces Issuance Of Notice To Commence In The Manara Project

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE American: ELLO) (TASE: ELLO) (" Ellomay" or the " Company"),  a renewable energy and power generator and developer of renewable energy and power projects in Europe and Israel,...

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE American: ELLO) (TASE: ELLO) (" Ellomay" or the " Company"),  a renewable energy and power generator and developer of renewable energy and power projects in Europe and Israel,  today announced that the notice to commence was issued to Electra Infrastructure Ltd., the engineering, procurement and construction contractor of the 156 MW pumped storage hydro power plant in the Manara Cliff, Israel (the " Manara Project"). The expected construction commencement date is April 20, 2021 and the construction period of the Manara Project is expected to be 62.5 months. The Company indirectly owns 83.333% of Ellomay Pumped Storage (2014) Ltd., the project company that owns the Manara Project.

Ran Fridrich, CEO and a board member of Ellomay commented: "The Company is pleased to announce the issuance of the notice to commence construction to the EPC contractor. The issuance of the notice to commence is a significant milestone in the path to construction of the project."

About Ellomay Capital Ltd.

Ellomay is an Israeli based company whose shares are registered with the NYSE American and with the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "ELLO". Since 2009, Ellomay Capital focuses its business in the renewable energy and power sectors in Europe and Israel.

To date, Ellomay has evaluated numerous opportunities and invested significant funds in the renewable, clean energy and natural resources industries in Israel, Italy and Spain, including:

  • Approximately 7.9MW of photovoltaic power plants in Spain and a photovoltaic power plant of approximately 9 MW in Israel;
  • 9.375% indirect interest in Dorad Energy Ltd., which owns and operates one of Israel's largest private power plants with production capacity of approximately 860MW, representing about 6%-8% of Israel's total current electricity consumption;
  • 51% of Talasol, which owns a photovoltaic plant with a peak capacity of 300MW in the municipality of Talaván, Cáceres, Spain;
  • Groen Gas Goor B.V., Groen Gas Oude-Tonge B.V. and Groen Gas Gelderland B.V., project companies operating anaerobic digestion plants in the Netherlands, with a green gas production capacity of approximately 3 million, 3.8 million and 9.5 million (with a license to produce 7.5 million) Nm3 per year, respectively;
  • 83.333% of Ellomay Pumped Storage (2014) Ltd., which is involved in a project to construct a 156 MW pumped storage hydro power plant in the Manara Cliff, Israel.

For more information about Ellomay, visit http://www.ellomay.com.

Information Relating to Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties, including statements that are based on the current expectations and assumptions of the Company's management. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding the Company's plans and objectives, expectations and assumptions of management are forward-looking statements.  The use of certain words, including the words "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect," "believe" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  The Company may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements and you should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. Various important factors could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those that may be expressed or implied by the Company's forward-looking statements, including all of the risks relating to projects under development and in the construction stage, including specific risks relating to the Manara Project, and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Company's operations and projects, including in connection with steps taken by authorities in countries in which the Company operates, changes in the market price of electricity and in demand, regulatory changes, changes in the supply and prices of resources required for the operation of the Company's facilities (such as waste and natural gas) and in the price of oil, and technical and other disruptions in the operations or construction of the power plants owned by the Company. These and other risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business are described in greater detail in the filings the Company makes from time to time with Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F. The forward-looking statements are made as of this date and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact: Kalia Weintraub CFO Tel: +972 (3) 797-1111 Email: hilai@ellomay.com

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