World Energy Solutions, Inc. Announces NASDAQ Listing

    Company to Trade as "XWES" on NASDAQ;
    Retains Toronto Stock Exchange Listing as "XWE"

    WORCESTER, MA, April 27 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE),
an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today
announced its application for listing its common stock on the NASDAQ Capital
Market has been approved. World Energy expects to begin trading later this
morning on NASDAQ under the symbol "XWES." The Company will continue trading
on the Toronto Stock Exchange as "XWE."
    "Gaining increased exposure to the U.S. investment community through a
listing on NASDAQ has always been part of World Energy's capital markets
strategy; I'm glad to say we have achieved this important milestone," said
Richard Domaleski, CEO of World Energy. "We greatly appreciate all the support
the TSX and the Canadian investment community have provided World Energy since
our IPO, and we look forward to the benefits of being dual-listed on premier
exchanges in both the U.S. and Canada. Looking ahead, we remain focused on
achieving a leadership role in the New Energy Economy, where strategic
solutions for energy, green, and cap and trade issues are commanding the
attention of governments, businesses and investors alike, worldwide."

    About World Energy

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE) operates online exchanges for
energy and green commodities. For buyers and sellers of electricity, natural
gas, capacity, and green- energy assets who are impacted by today's volatile
markets, World Energy's proven approach has transformed the normally complex
procurement process into a powerful, streamlined vehicle for cost savings. In
addition to enabling customers to seek competitive pricing on traditional
energy commodities, World Energy is taking a leadership position in the
emerging environmental-commodities markets. Its award-winning World Green
Exchange(R) supports the groundbreaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's
(RGGI) cap and trade program for CO(2) emissions. For more information, please

    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: Jim Parslow, World Energy Solutions, Inc.,
(508) 459-8100,; Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group,
(416) 815-0700 x278,

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