Media Alert - World Energy to Host Webinar: "Maximizing the Value of Green Credits: Using Auctions as a Price Discovery Tool"



    Discussion highlights best practices from North America's first online
    auction for CO2 emissions compliance

    WORCESTER, MA, March 25 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE),
a leading operator of online exchanges for energy and environmental
commodities, will host a new webinar, "Maximizing the Value of Green Credits:
Using Auctions as a Price Discovery Tool," on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at
1:00 p.m. EDT. The complimentary webinar will feature a case study with
Verdant Energy founder and former president Hal Hamilton, who sold
80,000 tonnes of carbon offsets through an auction on World Energy's World
Green Exchange online auction platform.

    
    WHO:      Hal Hamilton, Founder and former President, Verdant Energy

    WHAT:     "Maximizing the Value of Green Credits: Using Auctions as a
              Price Discovery Tool" Webinar

    WHEN:     Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

    WHERE:    Registration for the webinar is available at:
http://www.worldenergy.com/knowledge_center/webinar_how_to_command/default.cfm

    WHY:      Learn best practices on selling green credits from an
              experienced practitioner
    

    Overview:

    A wide variety of renewable energy and emission reduction projects are
providing companies with new revenue streams, especially in compliance
markets. However, given the immaturity of the green commodities market, how do
you know what to charge for your credits or offsets? Verdant Energy grappled
with this when traditional procurement methods produced offers that were less
than the desired benchmark price. As a result, Verdant conducted an auction on
the World Green Exchange, providing the power producer with an excellent price
discovery tool and securing a far better price than anticipated for the
company's carbon offsets.

    About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

    World Energy 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 over
40 billion kwh of electricity, 700 million kwh of green power and Renewable
Energy Certificates (RECs) and one trillion cubic feet 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; or Craig Armitage, The
Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x278, carmitage@equicomgroup.com; Media
Relations: Julie Crotty, Horn Group, Inc., (617) 431-1027,
jcrotty@horngroup.com

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