World Energy to Present at Carbon Counting 2008 Conference

    Jonathan Harvey to present best practices for implementing greenhouse gas
    (GHG) allowance auctions

    WORCESTER, MA, July 15 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE), a
leading operator of online exchanges for energy and environmental commodities,
today announced that Jonathan Harvey, VP, Government will present a session on
The Art and Science of Implementing Greenhouse Gas Allowance Auctions at this
week's Carbon Counting 2008 (
Conference in Chicago.

    Session Details
    -   Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
    -   Time: 2:15 p.m. CT
    -   Location: Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
    -   511 N. Columbus Drive Chicago, IL

    Session Agenda
    -   World Energy Overview
    -   Current National Cap and Trade Legislation
        -  Candidates' Stand on Auctioning Allowances
    -   Current Cap and Trade Programs
        -  Discussion of EU ETS and RGGI
        -  Overview of RGGI
    -   Why Auction Allowances
        -  Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
        -  Economic Rationale
    -   Allowance Auction Formats and Features
    -   Implementation Challenges

    World Green Exchange to Host First Mandatory CO(2) Allowance Auction

    The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ( (RGGI)
announced in April that it has selected World Energy Solutions to provide
services related to the design and implementation of a regional allowance
auction. Friday, the ten Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States participating in
RGGI issued a preliminary release
( of technical materials for
market participants interested in bidding in the first-in-the nation auction
of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) allowances on September 25.

    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 42 billion
kwh of electricity, and nearly 1bb kwh of green power and Renewable Energy
Certificates (RECs) and one trillion cubic feet of natural gas. For more
information, please visit

    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, Jason Brown, Horn Group, (646) 202-9759,

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