Adcock to Head Green Team at World Energy

    WORCESTER, MA, April 11 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE)
announced today that Rick Adcock has been named senior vice president for
environmental markets. Adcock joins World Energy with more than 20 years of
experience in the international renewable energy and carbon emissions
management industries, including leading roles as a federal policy developer,
clean energy entrepreneur and global business manager.
    Adcock has long been at the forefront of renewable energy initiatives and
clean energy policy development. He has held energy and environmental posts at
the U.S. State Department, the World Resources Institute and the Congressional
Office of Technology Assessment. He served as senior legislative assistant for
energy and climate change issues to (then) U.S. Senator Al Gore. He was an
original co-founder and president of Econergy International Corporation, a
company engaged in the clean energy, energy management and carbon emissions
management businesses. Most recently, Adcock served as vice president and
global market segment director for CH2M Hill's Energy and Carbon Asset
Management business. Over the last seven years at CH2M Hill, he launched
several new global businesses in the areas of renewable energy, energy
management and carbon emissions management.
    "I see my role at World Energy as taking an already very successful
on-line energy auction platform and expanding its role in the sale and
procurement of greenhouse gas compliance and renewable energy products," said
Adcock. "Initiatives driven by the Kyoto Protocol are creating a global shift
toward clean energy, and in the U.S., 20 states plus D.C. already have
renewable portfolio standards in place. As a result, there is a growing market
for buying and selling carbon credits and renewable energy certificates, and I
believe the World Energy Exchange is the ideal platform to enable efficiency
and transparency in the brokerage process.
    "In my opinion, the World Energy model is the right thing at the right
time for the green credit markets," he continued. "This is where I think the
carbon markets must evolve if we are going to realize the volume of emissions
credit transactions that will be required to ultimately address the real
issue: global warming."
    World Energy completed its first online auction for selling renewable
energy credits in March, resulting in the sale of 1,500 solar renewable energy
credits to bidders to enable compliance with New Jersey's Renewable Portfolio
Standards. This breakthrough transaction validated the efficacy of the auction
as prices yielded to the project owner were above those available via
traditional trading methods.
    "We are extremely pleased that we were able to add Rick to our team, as
he is regarded as one of the leading experts in the green space," said Richard
Domaleski, World Energy chief executive officer. "He has experienced the
renewable energy market from the policy side, the entrepreneurial side and the
corporate side, and we're delighted to have him bring that expertise to World
Energy. We see green credits trading as one of our largest growth
opportunities, and we look to Rick to leverage the World Energy Exchange to
create the most efficient means of bringing buyers and sellers together in the
green market." he continued. "We are also pleased to have landed another key
senior manager in the past three months. Rick joins David Bat as the second
industry heavyweight we've been able to attract to our world class management
team. These strategic hires not only add tremendous credibility to our
business model and strategy, but also help us recruit other top talent to our

    About World Energy Solutions, Inc.
    World Energy is an energy brokerage company that has developed the World
Energy Exchange on-line auction platforms, through which a diverse set of
energy buyers and sellers can trade energy, financial instruments and
renewable energy credits in a fiscally efficient and process compliant manner.
To date the company has brokered over 31 billion kilowatt hours of electricity
and 64 million decatherms of natural gas.

    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: that our revenue is dependent
on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed procurements; the
demand for our services is effected by changes in regulated prices or
cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for energy; our
dependence on a small number of key energy consumers, suppliers and channel
partners; factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the
electricity market; and other factors identified in our Registration Statement
on Form S-1 and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange

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For further information: Media Relations, Ginger Juhl, Juhl
Communications, (720) 200-4082,; or Investor
Relations, Jim Parslow, World Energy Solutions, Inc., (508) 459-8100,

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