Navigant and World Energy Solutions Team Up to Deliver Energy-Cost Savings to Large Commercial, Industrial and Institutional

Navigant and World Energy Solutions Team Up to Deliver Energy-Cost Savings to
Large Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Customers

New Relationship Provides Benefits of World Energy's Auction Platform to
Navigant Clients

CHICAGO and WORCESTER, Mass., March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today,
Navigant (NYSE:NCI), a specialized, global expert services firm, and World
Energy Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:XWES), a leader in energy management services,
announced a new agreement that will make supply-side services, including
energy procurement, available to Navigant clients.

Under terms of the agreement, Navigant's Energy practice will offer energy
procurement services, backed by World Energy's industry-leading auction
platform, the World Energy Exchange®, to clients across the firm in an effort
to offer potential energy-cost savings.

"Identifying cost-reduction opportunities and implementing proven cost-saving
solutions for our clients is central to what we do at Navigant, and core to
our Energy service offerings," said Dan Bradley, a Director with Navigant's
Energy Practice. "We believe World Energy's technology-based approach to
energy procurement, where online auctions are executed in an effort to
increase competition and drive down prices, will provide a compelling new way
to help our clients save money on energy, as well as increase transparency and
flexibility in alignment with our clients' individual strategies."

Tony Barnhart, Senior Vice President of Sales at World Energy Solutions,
added, "Channel partners such as Navigant play a vital role in World Energy's
ability to reach clients and provide the cost savings that ultimately benefit
their bottom line. Navigant is an ideal partner for us. We are proud that our
energy procurement services are being embraced by their teams as part of their
mission to provide solutions that make a positive difference for their
clients."

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE:NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to
assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical
business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with
clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and
Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with
business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial
Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most
critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at
www.navigant.com.

About World Energy Solutions, Inc.

World Energy Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: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. The words
"anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans,"
"projects," "will," "would" and similar expressions are intended to identify
forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements
contain these identifying words. The Company has based these forward-looking
statements on its current expectations and projections about future events,
including without limitation, its expectations of backlog and energy prices.
Although the Company believes that the expectations underlying any of its
forward-looking statements are reasonable, these expectations may prove to be
incorrect and all of these statements are subject to risks and uncertainties.
Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should
underlying assumptions, projections or expectations prove incorrect, actual
results, performance or financial condition may vary materially and adversely
from those anticipated, estimated or expected. Such risks and uncertainties
include, but are not limited to the following: the Company's revenue and
backlog are dependent on actual future energy purchases pursuant to completed
procurements; the demand for the Company's services is affected by changes in
regulated prices or cyclicality or volatility in competitive market prices for
energy; the potential impact on the Company's historical and prospective
financial results of a change in accounting policy may negatively impact its
stock price; and other factors outside the Company's control that affect
transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are
identified in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2012 and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements made in this press release
are made as at the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update
any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the
date on which the statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of
unanticipated events, other than as required by securities laws.

CONTACT: For additional information, contact:
        
         Dan Mees
         World Energy Solutions, Inc
         (503) 459-8156
         dmees@worldenergy.com
        
         Laverne Murach
         Navigant
         (202) 481-7336
         laverne.murach@navigant.com

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