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Greenbriar Capital Corp. Announces Appointment of a New Director

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TSX-V Symbol: GRB
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(Toronto Venture Exchange symbol "GRB") Greenbriar Capital Corp. (the "Company" or "Greenbriar"), today announced the appointment of a new director, Clifford M. Webb.

Mr. Webb is a seasoned executive and engineering management professional with over 45 years of professional engineering experience and over 35 years of experience in utility-scale renewable energy.  Past experience includes holding the position of Executive Vice President of Luz Development and Finance where Mr. Webb was directly responsible for the development and construction of the Luz SEGS Units III through IX for a total of 310 MW which today is still the world's largest combined solar electric generating installation.  Mr. Webb has held other executive management and project director positions at various renewable energy companies engaged in solar, biomass, cogeneration and geothermal energy.

In addition, Mr. Webb has extensive utility experience both as a senior manager with Southern California Edison Company where he developed and managed its renewable procurement program and as a project developer negotiating power purchase and transmission interconnection agreements.  In these positions, Mr. Webb has had directly applicable experience working with the California Independent System Operator, the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission and the US Bureau of Land Management.  Mr. Webb is also a former Division Chief of the Engineering and Environmental Division of the California Energy Commission where he was responsible for processing and managing the permitting and licensing of all thermal power plants over 50 MW for the State of California.

Experience prior to renewable power generation included working at the NASA Johnson Manned Spacecraft Center as a Thermo-physics Engineer in the Crew Systems Division performing mission computer simulations and thermal vacuum testing and at Martin Marietta engaged in Skylab, Viking Mars Lander, Venus Pioneer and Outer Planetary Exploration programs.  In addition, Mr. Webb worked for a major architectural engineering firm as the Supervising Mechanical Systems Engineer responsible for the power generating systems and balance-of-plant engineering, equipment, procurement and licensing of a two-unit nuclear power plant for Ohio Edison Company.

Mr. Webb was also a nuclear advisor to Governor Jerry Brown including working directly with the Governor and representing the State of California at hearings before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Mr. Webb has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley, various graduate studies in engineering at the University of Houston and Colorado State University and is a Registered Professional Engineer.

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Greenbriar states, "We are pleased to have Cliff join our Board of Directors. Cliff's 45 years of executive leadership in the fields clean and reliable Renewable Energy, Space, Science, and Energy Efficiency, will help Greenbriar expand from real estate into the redemptive businesses of Solar, Wind, Energy Conservation and related technologies.  Together with the experienced renewable energy team at Greenbriar, we are committed to providing leadership, innovation, value and financial stewardship to our stakeholders.

Mr. Webb will be granted 250,000 options at $0.75 with a term of 5 years.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS "SIGNED"

"signed"

Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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GREENBRIAR CAPITAL CORP.
Suite 1326 - 885 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E8

(GRB.)


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