Lime Energy Q2 2013 Earnings Call Scheduled for August 19

Lime Energy Q2 2013 Earnings Call Scheduled for August 19

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lime Energy Co.
(Nasdaq:LIME), today announced that it will file its 2013 Second Quarter
financial statements after the market close on Monday, August 19th. The same
day Lime Energy will hold a conference call to discuss these results.

Investors can access the call by dialing toll free 1-877-280-4959 and entering
passcode 52153142. International callers can dial 1-857-244-7316 and use the
same passcode.

The call will be available for replay immediately following the call until
November 19, 2013 by dialing toll free 1-888-286-8010 or 1-617-801-6888. The
replay will require use of passcode 73461689.

The call can also be accessed through Lime Energy's Investor Relations section
of its website at http://www.lime-energy.com. This call is being webcast by
Thomson/CCBN and is being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network
to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can
listen to the call at http://www.fulldisclosure.com, Thomson/CCBN's individual
investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access
the call via Thomson's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents
(http://www.streetevents.com).

Lime Energy is building a new energy future.As a leading national provider of
energy efficiency for small business customers, Lime designs and implements
direct install programs for our utility clients which have consistently
exceeded program savings goals.Our award-winning, integrated services
programs provide utilities with reliable energy efficiency resources while
delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction.This next generation
approach is helping utilities across the country to go deeper and broader with
the cheapest, cleanest and fastest energy resource that we have – energy
efficiency.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995 including statements that reflect Lime Energy's current expectations
about its future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. Lime
Energy has tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words
and phrases such as "may," "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "hope,"
"intends," "estimates," "plan," "should," "typical," "preliminary," or similar
expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information
currently available to Lime Energy and are subject to a number of risks,
uncertainties and other factors that could cause Lime Energy's actual results,
performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those
expressed in, or implied by, these forward- looking statements. These risks
include those described in Lime Energy's most recent Annual Report on Form
10-K or as may be described from time to time in Lime Energy's subsequent SEC
filings; such factors are incorporated here by reference.

CONTACT: Investor Relations
         Ashley Conger
         (704)892-4442
         aconger@lime-energy.com

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