TSX-V Symbol: GRB
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VANCOUVER, Feb. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - (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
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
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
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS "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.
SOURCE: Greenbriar Capital Corp.
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