World Energy Solutions to Announce First Quarter 2013 Financial Results on May 14, 2013

World Energy Solutions to Announce First Quarter 2013 Financial Results on May
14, 2013

WORCESTER, Mass., May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Energy Solutions, Inc.
(Nasdaq:XWES), a leading energy management services firm, will release
financial results for its fiscal first quarter 2013 on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
before the market opens, and will host a conference call later that morning at
10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results.

World Energy Solutions invites all those interested in hearing management's
discussion of its results to join the call by dialing 1 (888) 517-2458 and
entering passcode 6462953#. International participants may access the call by
dialing 1 (847) 413-3538 and entering passcode 6462953#. A replay will be
available two hours after the completion of the call, and for one month
following the call, by dialing 1 (888) 843-7419 for domestic participants or 1
(630) 652-3042 for international participants, and entering passcode 6462953#
when prompted.

Participants may also access a live webcast of the conference call through the
investor relations section (see "Events") of World Energy's website,
www.worldenergy.com. Please connect at least 15 minutes prior to the
conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be
required to play the webcast. An archived replay of the webcast will be
available for 30 days.

For more news and information on World Energy Solutions, Inc., please visit
www.worldenergy.com.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions, Inc. (XWES) is an energy management services firm that
brings together the passion, processes and technologies to take the complexity
out of energy management and turn it into bottom-line impact for the
businesses, institutions and governments we serve. To date, the Company has
transacted more than $40 billion in energy, demand response and environmental
commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $2 billion in value
for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its
World Energy Exchange® supports the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI),
the first mandatory market-based regulatory program in the U.S. to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions. For more information, please visit
www.worldenergy.com.

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, the following: our revenue and backlog are
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;
the potential impact on our historical and prospective financial results of a
change in accounting policy may negatively impact our stock price; and other
factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity
market as well as our overall business. Additional risk factors are identified
in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Dan Mees
         World Energy Solutions, Inc.
         (508) 459-8156
         dmees@worldenergy.com
        
         Susan Forman
         Dian Griesel, Inc.
         (212) 825-3210
         sforman@dgicomm.com

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