TSX-V symbol: GRB
VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/
- Greenbriar Capital Corp. (TSX-V: GRB) ("Greenbriar") and
Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) ("Alterra") announced today that
they have reached an agreement respecting completion of the
previously announced acquisition by Greenbriar of Alterra's joint
venture interests in AG Solar One, LLC ("AG One"). The
Parties were indirect joint venturers in AG One which is in the
process of developing a potential 100 MW solar photovoltaic
electric generating facility in Puerto
Rico. The parties agreed in July
2013 (as amended in October
2013) that Greenbriar would acquire Alterra's interest in AG
One by payment of US$1,250,000, of
which US$250,000 has been paid in
cash. The securities are being issued to settle the remaining
CDN$1,094,400) owed to Alterra by
Greenbriar's wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbriar Capital Holdco
As a result of the agreement, Greenbriar will
issue to Alterra 684,000 units, each unit comprising one share and
one non-transferable share purchase warrant, at a deemed price of
US$1.46 (CDN$1.60) per unit. Each warrant will
entitle Alterra to purchase one common share of Greenbriar at a
price of CDN$2.00 per share for a
period of 5 years from the date of issuance. The securities issued
in connection with the transaction will be issued pursuant to
certain prospectus and registration exemptions available under
applicable securities legislation and will be subject to a hold
period of four months and a day from the date of issuance.
Jeffrey J. Ciachurski, CEO of Greenbriar,
commented that "Greenbriar is very pleased to be able to complete
the acquisition of AG One and is delighted that Alterra has elected
to assume an equity interest in Greenbriar. The settlement of
this outstanding amount should allow us to improve our balance
sheet and to assist us moving forward with project financing for,
among other things, continuing development of the AG One
The completion of the Debt Settlement is subject
to the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the
approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The conversion of Canadian dollars to U.S.
dollars used in this press release is based on the Bank of
Canada noon rate on August 12, 2014 of US$1.00:CDN$1.0944.
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 adding significant accretive shareholder
About Alterra Power Corp.
Alterra Power Corp. is a leading global renewable
energy company, operating six power plants totaling 568 MW of
generation capacity, including British
Columbia's largest run-of-river hydro facility and largest
wind farm, two geothermal facilities in Iceland, and a geothermal plant in
Nevada. Alterra owns a 262 MW share of this capacity,
generating approximately 1,300 GWh of clean power annually.
Alterra has an extensive portfolio of exploration and development
projects and a skilled international team of developers, explorers,
builders and operators to support its growth plans.
The company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol AXY and OTC in the
United States as MGMXF.
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SOURCE Greenbriar Capital Corp.