World Energy Solutions Supports 21st RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction

Worcester, MA – September 11, 2013 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully supported the 21st quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.). The auction held Wednesday, September 4, 2013 marks five years since the launch of the RGGI auctions in 2008.

According to RGGI, Inc., 38,409,043 CO2 allowances were sold at the auction at a clearing price of $2.67, generating $102.5 million for reinvestment by the RGGI states in a variety of consumer-benefitting initiatives, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, direct bill assistance and greenhouse gas abatement programs. The next RGGI auction is scheduled for December 4, 2013.

In a previously released statement, Collin O’Mara, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Chair of the RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors, said: “Having realized a more than 30 percent reduction in regional power sector carbon dioxide pollution, the RGGI states continue to operate one of the most cost-effective market-based carbon reduction programs in the world. States, regions, and countries are increasingly recognizing that RGGI’s system of auctioning allowances provides flexibility with market certainty. Coupled with the reinvestment of allowance proceeds in strategic energy programs, the result is a program that cost-effectively reduces carbon pollution while also supporting economic growth.”

More details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated September 6, 2013 and at www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $40 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $2 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the first mandatory market-based regulatory program in the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. The words “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “may,” “plans,” “projects,” “will,” “would” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. The Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations and projections about future events, including without limitation, its expectations of backlog and energy prices. Although the Company believes that the expectations underlying any of its forward-looking statements are reasonable, these expectations may prove to be incorrect and all of these statements are subject to risks and uncertainties. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions, projections or expectations prove incorrect, actual results, performance or financial condition may vary materially and adversely from those anticipated, estimated or expected. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: the Company’s revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for the Company’s services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; the potential impact on the Company’s historical and prospective financial results of a change in accounting policy may negatively impact its stock price; and other factors outside the Company’s control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements made in this press release are made as at the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which the statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, other than as required by securities laws.

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World Energy Solutions Supports Seventeenth RGGI CO2 Allowances Auction

Worcester, MA – September 13, 2012 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully supported the 17th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on September 5, 2012.

According to RGGI, Inc., 24,589,000 of the current control period CO2 allowances offered for sale by 9 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states were sold in this most recent event. The auction, the third of RGGI’s second three-year control period, generated $47.4 million in proceeds. Funds generated by the auction will be reinvested by the RGGI states in energy efficiency, clean and renewable energy, direct bill assistance, and other consumer benefit programs across the region. The next RGGI auction is scheduled for December 5, 2012.

In a previously released statement, Collin O’Mara, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Chair of RGGI, Inc., said: “RGGI proceeds invested in energy efficiency are reducing energy costs, creating jobs, and strengthening our energy infrastructure. By working closely with industry partners, critical energy investments are being made today that are enhancing our economic competitiveness for years to come.”

Added David Littell, a Commissioner of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Vice-Chair of RGGI, Inc.: “The RGGI auctions are serving as a model for efficient distribution of allowances for pollution reduction trading programs.”

Full details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated September 7, 2012 and at www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $30 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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World Energy Solutions Supports Sixteenth RGGI CO2 Allowances Auction

Total Program Proceeds Top $1 Billion

Worcester, MA – June 20, 2012 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it successfully supported the 16th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on June 6, 2012.

According to RGGI, Inc., 20,941,000 of the current control period CO2 allowances offered for sale by the 9 participating Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic States were sold in this most recent event. The auction, the second of RGGI’s second three-year control period, generated $40,416,130 million in proceeds, bringing the cumulative auction proceeds to over $1 billion. Funds generated by the auction will be reinvested by the RGGI States in energy efficiency, clean and renewable energy, direct bill assistance, and other consumer benefit programs across the region. The next RGGI auction is scheduled for September 5, 2012.

In a previously released statement, Collin O’Mara, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Chair of RGGI, Inc., said: “Up and down the east coast, states are demonstrating that we can strengthen our economy and reduce emissions at the same time. By working closely with industry partners, critical energy investments are being made today that are enhancing our economic competitiveness, creating well-paying jobs, and laying a foundation for years of economic expansion.”

Full details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated June 8, 2012 and at www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $30 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Source: World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions Supports Fourteenth RGGI CO2 Allowances Auction

27 Million Allowances Sold

Worcester, MA – December 14, 2011 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the 14th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on December 7, 2011.

According to RGGI, Inc., 27,293,000 of the current control period (2009-2011) CO2 allowances offered for sale by the 10 participating states were sold in this event. The auction generated $51.5 million in proceeds, bringing the cumulative auction proceeds to $952 million. The next RGGI auction, the first of the second control period, is scheduled for March 14, 2012.

In a previously released statement, David Littell, a Commissioner of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Chair of RGGI, Inc., said: “RGGI’s first three years have delivered results: results that generate significant economic benefit while preventing harmful pollutants from entering our air and atmosphere. The auctions have proven to be an effective and efficient way to allocate CO2 allowances. RGGI has demonstrated that market-based solutions work, promoting innovation in low-emissions technologies and providing an economic engine for investments in energy efficiency, workforce training, and bill assistance programs.”

Full details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated December 9, 2011 and on www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Source:  World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions Supports Thirteenth RGGI CO2 Auction

Worcester, MA — 09/12/11 — World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the 13th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on September 7, 2011.

According to RGGI, Inc., 7,487,000 of the current control period (2009-2011) CO2 allowances offered for sale by the 10 participating states were sold. Full details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated September 9, 2011 and on www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE:  World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions Supports Twelfth RGGI CO2 Auction

Worcester, MA – June 20, 2011 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the 12th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on June 8, 2011.

According to RGGI, Inc., auctions for the current and future compliance periods yielded over $25.5 million to promote clean energy sources and lower energy costs for consumers across the region. Full details of the auction results can be found in the RGGI, Inc. press release dated June 10, 2011 and on www.rggi.org.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Green Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE:  World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions Successfully Supports Eleventh RGGI CO2 Auction

Total Program Proceeds Top $860.9 Million

Worcester, MA – March 17, 2011 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the 11th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on March 9, 2011.

According to RGGI, Inc., all of the 41,995,813 current control period CO2 allowances (2009-2011) offered in the auction sold at a price of $1.89 per allowance. States also offered a smaller number of CO2 allowances for a future control period (2012-2014). All of the 2,144,710 future control period allowances offered in the auction sold at a price of $1.89 per allowance. In total, the auction yielded over $83.4 million for investment in energy efficiency and job creation.

In a previously released statement, David Littell, a Commissioner of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Chair of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. Board of Directors, said: “The RGGI states have put in place the infrastructure for a reliable, secure North American carbon market. The RGGI auctions continue to provide power plants with the carbon allowances they need, and states will continue to invest millions from the RGGI auctions for energy bill savings, new jobs and improved business competitiveness.”

Added Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy Solutions: “Since 2008, the smooth running of the RGGI auction process has testified to World Energy’s experience and innovation in supporting auction-based emission reduction programs.”

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) is an energy management services firm that brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Green Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the following: our revenue and backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE:  World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Successfully Supports Tenth RGGI Auction

More Than 300 Million RGGI CO2 Allowances Transacted to Date Over World Energy’s Auction Platform

WORCESTER, MA; December 07, 2010 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) (TSX: XWE), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the fourth quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances in 2010, and tenth overall, administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on December 1, 2010.

According to RGGI, Inc., the offering of current control period CO2 allowances (2009-2011) in the auction yielded a total of $46,044,300 from the sale of 24,755,000 allowances. The auction clearing price was $1.86 per allowance, the minimum reserve price for the auction. States also offered a smaller number of CO2 allowances for a future control period (2012-2014). The offering of future control period allowances yielded a total of $2,179,920 from the sale of 1,172,000 allowances. The auction clearing price was $1.86 per allowance.

In a previously released statement, David Littell, a Commissioner of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Chair of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. Board of Directors, said: “With each successful auction, RGGI shows that market-based climate protection programs work and can boost our economy with funds to help our businesses become more efficient, support job growth, and lower our electric bills. RGGI continues to set the example of successful regional climate change innovations.”

Proceeds from the RGGI auctions now total more than $777.5 million, over 80 percent of which is being re-invested by states in strategic energy programs. While programs vary, overall, states are investing the majority of proceeds to realize energy savings in homes and businesses.

Added Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy: “Over the course of ten auctions, more than 300 million RGGI CO2 emission allowances have been transacted on our platform. The smooth running of the RGGI auction process testifies to World Energy’s experience and innovation in supporting auction-based emission reduction programs.”

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) (TSX: XWE) is an energy management services firm that applies an award-winning combination of people, process and technology to help clients manage energy as a strategic asset. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Utility customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Green Exchange(R) supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap-and-trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our revenue is dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market; and there are other factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For additional information, contact:

Dan Mees
World Energy Solutions, Inc.
(508) 459-8156

SOURCE: World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Continues Successful Support of RGGI Program Ninth RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction Puts Total Program Proceeds Above $700 M

WORCESTER, MA; September 13, 2010 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the third quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances in 2010, and ninth overall, administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on September 8, 2010.

According to RGGI, Inc., CO2 allowances for the first three-year control period (2009-2011) offered in last Wednesday’s auction sold at $1.86 per allowance; CO2 allowances for the second control period (2012-2014) also sold at $1.86 per allowance. Since September 2008, proceeds from RGGI auctions have totaled $729,281,959, over 80 percent of which is being invested in strategic energy programs to benefit consumers and build a clean energy economy.

In a previously released statement, David Littell, a Commissioner of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Chair of the RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors, said: “RGGI auctions continue to set an example for the nation. Nine successful CO2 auctions have delivered allowances to the power plants that need them for compliance and enabled states to return millions of dollars to consumers through investments in energy savings and clean energy.”

Added Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy: “As we enter our third year of conducting auctions with RGGI, Inc., our track record of success supporting the reliable, efficient and transparent distribution of RGGI CO2 emission allowances speaks for itself. The success of the RGGI auction process testifies to the quality of World Energy’s people, processes and technology, and serves as a powerful model for future auction-based greenhouse gas reduction programs.”

Earlier this year, World Energy signed a new contract with RGGI, Inc. to supply auction software and services for the ten state RGGI programs through July 31, 2012.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES) (TSX: XWE) is an energy management services firm that applies an award-winning combination of people, process and technology to help clients manage energy as a strategic asset. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Utility customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the growing global carbon market, where its World Green Exchange(R) supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap-and-trade program for CO2 emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our revenue is dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market; and there are other factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For additional information, contact:

Dan Mees
World Energy Solutions, Inc.
(508) 459-8156

or

Erika Moran
The Investor Relations Group
(212) 825-3210

SOURCE: World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Supports Eighth Successful RGGI Carbon Dioxide Allowances Auction

Auction Yields $80.4 Million for Investment in the Clean Energy Economy

WORCESTER, MA; June 16, 2010 – World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has successfully supported the second quarterly auction of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) allowances in 2010, and eighth overall, administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on June 9, 2010.

According to RGGI, Inc., 40,685,585 CO(2) allowances for the first three-year control period (2009-2011) offered in last Wednesday’s auction sold at $1.88 per allowance, while 2,137,993 CO2 allowances for the second control period (2012-2014) sold at $1.86 per allowance. Proceeds from all auctions held to date now total more than $662.8 million, with states investing the vast majority of proceeds to improve energy efficiency and accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies.

In a previously released statement, David Littell, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Chair of the RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors, said: “(Last) Wednesday’s auction continues RGGI’s track record of successful implementation. As we work to advance legislation at the federal level, the RGGI programs continue to be a model for strong national policy, developing best practices for the implementation of cap-and-trade programs.”

Added Jonathan Schrag, Executive Director of RGGI, Inc.: “World Energy continues to play an important role in providing transparent and efficient distribution of RGGI CO(2) allowances, as evidenced by another well executed auction.”

Concluded Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy: “Eight successful cap-and-trade auctions in a row, combined with the recent renewal of our contract with RGGI, Inc., testify to the strength and consistency of our offering in this space. We look forward to helping RGGI continue to lead by example in cap-and-trade.”

On May 6, 2010, World Energy announced the renewal of its contract with RGGI, Inc. to supply auction software and services for the ten state RGGI programs through July 31, 2012.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE) is an energy management services firm that applies an award-winning combination of people, process and technology to help clients manage energy as a strategic asset. To date, the Company has transacted more than $20 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its Government, Commercial & Industrial, and Utility customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the growing global carbon market, where its World Green Exchange(R) supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative’s (RGGI) cap-and-trade program for CO(2) emissions. For more information, please visit www.worldenergy.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our revenue is dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the demand for our services is affected by changes in regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market; and there are other factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE: World Energy Solutions, Inc.