Media Alert - World Energy to Host Webinar: "Managing Risk in Volatile Commodities Markets"



    Discussion highlights strategies for coping with energy market volatility

    WORCESTER, MA, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE),
today announced it will host a new webinar, "Managing Risk in Volatile
Commodities Markets," on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The
complimentary webinar will feature an overview of risk management strategies
organizations can employ to cope with fluctuating commodity prices.

    
    Who:   Bill Yeager, CEP & Market Director, World Energy

    What:  "Managing Risk in Volatile Commodities Markets" Webinar

    When:  Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 2:00pm EDT

    Where: Registration for the webinar is available at:
           Risk Management Webinar
http://www.worldenergy.com/knowledge_center/webinars/default.cfm?id=8

    Why:   Learn best practices for managing energy risk

    Overview:
    

    Purchasing energy has always carried some level of risk, but the forward
market movements we've seen in 2008 have made energy purchasing even more
challenging. As such, it's never been more important for businesses and state
and local governments to carefully consider their risk management strategies
and insulate themselves from continued market volatility.
    You're invited to attend World Energy's complimentary webinar as Bill
Yeager, Market Director and Certified Energy Procurement specialist, discusses
strategies for mitigating risks associated with fluctuating commodity prices.
Bill will also identify other risk factors inherent in energy markets such as
administrative, credit and physical risks and cite specific examples of how
organizations have successfully managed them.

    About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. operates leading online exchanges for energy
and environmental commodities. Our proven approach provides market
intelligence, promotes liquidity, and creates price transparency for all
market participants, enabling our customers to transact with confidence and to
seek the best possible price. To date, the company has transacted more than 45
billion kWh of electricity, 1 billion kWh of green power and Renewable Energy
Certificates (RECs) and over 100 billion Dth of natural gas. 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; we depend on a small
number of key energy consumers, suppliers and channel partners; 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 further information:

For further information: Investor Relations, Phil Adams, World Energy
Solutions Inc., (508) 459-8100, padams@worldenergy.com; Craig Armitage, The
Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x 278, carmitage@equicomgroup.com; Media
Relations, Dan Mees, (508) 459-8156, dmees@worldenergy.com

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