Greenbriar Capital Corp appoints new Chairman and President

         Greenbriar Capital Corp appoints new Chairman and President

PR Newswire

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Oct. 30, 2013

TSX.V Symbol: "GRB"
Issued and Outstanding: 11,312,000

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Greenbriar Capital Corp.
(TSX.V: GRB) (OTC: GEBRF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed both a
new Chairman and President.

The Company has  appointed Mr.  Daniel Kunz, P.Eng,  MBA, as  Chairman of  the 
Board of the Company. Mr. Daniel Kunz, of Boise, Idaho, is a renewable  energy 
expert and a successful geothermal power plant developer. Mr. Kunz created and
led the team that built the first commercial geothermal electrical power plant
in the Pacific Northwest. Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter recently appointed  Mr. 
Kunz to the board of the Idaho Energy Resource Authority to help diversify and
expand the state's  economy through  improvements in  electric generation  and 
transmission infrastructure.

Mr. Kunz is a skilled leader who forged project finance arrangements resulting
in  the  first  geothermal  energy  power  project  to  monetize  the  Federal 
Production Tax Credit. Mr. Kunz directed and participated in negotiations  of 
power purchase agreements;  EPC contracts; construction,  project finance  and 
long  term  loan   documents;  equity   and  tax   equity  arrangements;   and 
transmission, insurance  and  security agreements.  He  is a  recognized  and 
successful company  builder  who  helped  transform  individuals  with  little 
relevant  experience  into  qualified  participants  in  the  companies.  His 
commitment to success is demonstrated by his tireless efforts to lead, market,
finance the company and set high  standards through policies and his  personal 
work ethic. He is committed  to good corporate governance including  Sarbanes 
Oxley, International Financial Reporting Standards, and GAAP requirements  and 
has 20  years  experience as  CEO,  President  and Director  of  large  public 
companies listed on major exchanges in the US, Canada, London and Hong  Kong. 
Mr. Kunz  served  as President  and  a Director  of  Ivanhoe Mines  Ltd.  from 

Mr. Kunz is the Founder of  U.S. Geothermal Inc. (HTM:NYSE Mkt), a  successful 
renewable energy  company, and  recently  retired as  its President,  CEO  and 
Director to pursue new  opportunities. Mr. Kunz holds  a Masters of  Business 
Administration and a Bachelor of Science  in Engineering Science. In 1995  Mr. 
Kunz was named its  Distinguished Alumni from the  University on Montana  Tech 
where he  is currently  a member  of the  advisory board  for the  Engineering 
Department. He was a member of the Global Roundtable on Climate Change and the
Clinton Global Initiative - Energy Track. Mr. Kunz currently chairs the Idaho
Strategic Energy Alliance's Geothermal Task Force  and serves on the board  of 
directors  of   several  public   companies  involved   in  natural   resource 

The Company appoints Mr. Cliff  Webb, P.Eng, to the  role of President of  the 
Company.  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. Mr. Webb  has 
held executive  positions at  various renewable  energy companies  engaged  in 
solar, wind, biomass, cogeneration and  geothermal energy. Mr. Webb  pioneered 
utility-scale solar generation as Executive Vice President of Luz  Development 
and Finance  where Mr.  Webb  was directly  responsible for  the  development, 
permitting and  construction  oversight of  the  Luz SEGS  units  which  until 
recently was the world's largest combined solar generating facility with  over 
300 MW of  installed capacity.  In addition,  Mr. Webb  has extensive  utility 
experience both with Southern California Edison Company where he developed and
managed its renewable energy  procurement program and  as a project  developer 
negotiating  utility   power   purchase   and   transmission   interconnection 
agreements. Mr. Webb is  also a former Division  Chief of the Engineering  and 
Environmental Sitting Division of the  California Energy Commission and was  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.

The Company will grant 250,000 stock options at a price $2.50 per share with a
term of 5 years.

About Greenbriar Capital Corp.

Greenbriar Capital  Corp.  is a  leading  developer of  renewable  energy  and 
sustainable real  estate projects.  With  long-term, high  impact,  contracted 
sales agreements in  key project locations  and led by  a successful  industry 
recognized operating  and  development  team, Greenbriar  targets  deep  value 
assets directed at accretive shareholder value.



Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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SOURCE Greenbriar Capital Corp.


Jeff Ciachurski, Chief Executive Officer
Greenbriar Capital Corp.
Phone: 949.903.5906
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