World Energy To Present at Carbon Finance North America 2008 Conference

    Kenneth Ivanic to participate on panel for investment opportunities in
    domestic and global carbon markets

    WORCESTER, MA, June 2 /CNW/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE), a
leading operator of online exchanges for energy and environmental commodities,
today announced that Kenneth Ivanic, VP, Environmental Markets - North America
is a featured panelist at this week's Carbon Finance North America Conference
in New York. The conference is the ninth in a highly successful series, and
will provide updates on major developments shaping the fast-moving markets in
carbon credits and allowances.
    Specifically, Mr. Ivanic will be discussing how new regional and national
carbon markets are creating business opportunities for companies, such as
World Energy Solutions, with technologies or services that support the
development of renewable energy, improve energy efficiency, or otherwise help
reduce carbon emissions. He will also discuss which sectors of the cleantech
economy analysts expect to grow the fastest as RGGI and other Greenhouse Gas
(GHG) cap-and-trade initiatives continue to move forward.

    Panel details:

    -   Session title: "Investment opportunities in domestic and global
        carbon markets"
    -   Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
    -   Time: 4:50 p.m. ET
    -   Location: Park Central New York
        870 7th Avenue at 56th Street
        New York, NY

    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. According to RGGI, the
first ever CO(2) allowance auction in the nation for a mandatory emissions
reduction program is scheduled to take place on September 10, 2008, followed
by a second auction on December 17, 2008. Regional auctions will take place on
a quarterly basis, with the first compliance period for the RGGI cap-and-trade
program to begin on January 1, 2009. To view the full release, visit:

    For more information, please visit World Energy's Green Blog.

    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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