World Energy Second Quarter Commercial & Industrial Auction Volume Sets New Company Record

    World Energy Exchange logs single largest quarter of C&I online auction
    supply volumes

    WORCESTER, MA, Aug. 9 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE),
the operator of leading online exchanges for energy and energy-related
products, today announced that auctions completed for commercial & industrial
(C&I) customers using its World Energy Exchange platform reached the highest
volume level ever transacted by the company in a single quarter.
    From April 1 through June 30, 2007, 1.6 billion kilowatt hours of
electricity and 3.85 million decatherms of natural gas were procured using the
World Energy Exchange. Auctions run were structured with fixed and index
pricing; customers with fixed pricing realized an average of 10.97 per cent
savings - or more than $7.4 million - when compared to pre-determined
benchmark pricing. Contract terms for the energy supply run from one to sixty
    Phil Adams, World Energy chief operating officer, said, "We have always
had an active business with the commercial and industrial segment of the
market, but we are very pleased to see how successful our strategic focus on
the C&I market was during the quarter. This clearly underscores the confidence
that a growing number of businesses have in our ability to reduce costs,
streamline procurement processes and ensure regulatory compliance, while also
keeping them abreast of the rapidly changing utility marketplace within the
states in which they operate."
    The Exchange was utilized to conduct a variety of energy auctions for
commercial and industrial customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois,
Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Texas.
Auctions conducted on the Exchange during the second quarter involved multiple
supply mix variables such as commodity type, load requirements and length of

    About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

    World Energy operates leading online exchanges for energy and
energy-related products. 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 brokered over 32 billion kWh of
electricity, 500 million kWh of green power and Renewable Energy Certificates
(RECs) and one trillion cubic feet of natural gas. For more information,
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    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,; or Craig Armitage, The
Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x278,; Media
Relations: Ginger Juhl, Juhl Communications, (720) 200-4082,

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