Welcome to the World Energy Resource Hub

When researching energy management - or choosing the right partner - there is a lot to take in. Methodology, approach, service, tools, and efficiency are all factors. Our resource hub makes it simple to find the information you need to make smarter business decisions.

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Understanding Your Energy Bill


Blog | Janet Loop | March 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm

One of the most common requests customers make of us is to explain the various line items/charges on their energy bills. While energy commodity costs have been on the rise this winter, so too have other “ancillary” charges. Market Director Janet Loop takes a closer look.


World Energy Solutions Supports 23rd RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction

In The News, Press Releases | March 11, 2014 at 8:00 am

Worcester, MA – March 11, 2014 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully supported  the 23rd quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on March 5, 2014. According to RGGI, Inc., 23,491,350 CO2 allowances were sold […]

Maximizing Bid Day Outcomes for Utilities: A Closer Look at World Energy’s Wholesale Business


Blog | Lorraine Alexander | March 6, 2014 at 8:30 am

This week we announced great auction results for Rockland Electric Company (RECO), and that got me thinking about how our Wholesale business has changed and the variety of ways we help our utility clients.  In general, we use our technology, including our online auction platform, the World Energy Exchange®, to deliver energy procurement and forward-sales […]

World Energy’s Auction Platform Helps Rockland Electric Company Secure Significant Savings for Full Service Customers

In The News, Press Releases | March 4, 2014 at 8:00 am

Transparency, Competitive Dynamics of Auction, Drive Auction Price Substantially Below Market Rates New York, NY and Worcester, MA – March 4, 2014 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully ran a competitive auction on behalf of Rockland Electric Company (RECO). Exceeding expectations, the auction yielded hundreds […]

What Does $5 Natural Gas Mean?

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Blog | Andrew Thomas | February 20, 2014 at 8:30 am

If you are coming off a two-year energy contract and fondly remember natural gas prices in “the $2s,” be prepared to do a double take. Natural gas has crossed the $5 per Dth threshold. The truth is $5 natural gas means a lot – in the context of a market where the prompt-month contract had been […]

What’s Behind Rising Energy Costs in New England This Winter?

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Blog | Janet Loop | February 13, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Energy prices in New England have spiked dramatically this winter for myriad reasons. In this video, World Energy Market Director Janet Loop, a 27-year veteran of the energy industry, puts all the pieces together, offering not only reasons for the increase, but practical ways businesses can address the situation, reprising her recent blog on this costly matter.

PJM’s Commitment to Reliability (and Its Impact on Your Energy Costs)

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Blog | Vitana Melesiute | February 12, 2014 at 8:30 am

It’s been more than 10 years since the great Northeast Blackout of 2003 knocked out power to more than 50 million people throughout parts of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and Canada. For those who don’t remember, it was, at the time, the second most widespread blackout in history (only behind the 1999 Southern […]

350 Reasons to Pay Attention to Ohio Capacity Prices

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Blog | Michael Dougher | February 5, 2014 at 10:28 am

Let’s face it: over the last few years Ohio’s capacity prices haven’t garnered much attention in the deregulated power world.  When you consider the recent range and consistency of capacity prices, it’s easy to see why this component of power prices has had a tendency to fall off the radar screens of even the most […]

Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio Conducts Annual Standard Choice Offer Natural Gas Auction with World Energy Solutions

In The News, Press Releases | January 30, 2014 at 8:00 am

Event Marks Sixth Consecutive Success for Vectren with World Energy; Results Approved by The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Columbus, OH and Worcester, MA – January 30, 2014 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) has successfully conducted its annual natural […]

Beyond the Polar Vortex: What’s Behind Rising Energy Costs in New England This Winter?


Blog | Janet Loop | January 29, 2014 at 9:00 am

Businesses across New England are experiencing big spikes in their electricity costs this winter, and the problem is likely going to be with us every winter season through 2016. While electricity commodity prices may have run between 7-9 cents per kWh in the winter of 2013, many users are finding prices this winter season pushing […]