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World Energy Solutions to Present at the Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference

NEW YORK, NY and WORCESTER, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 25, 2012) - World Energy Solutions, Inc. ( NASDAQ : XWES ), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected to present at Craig-Hallum's third annual Alpha Select Conference in New York.

Phil Adams, Chief Executive Officer of World Energy Solutions, will address conference attendees on Thursday, September 27 at 2:50 p.m. at the Sentry Centers, 730 3rd Avenue, New York City. The presentation will also be webcast at: wsw.com/webcast/ch2/xwes/.

"We greatly appreciate the opportunity to present at the Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference," said Mr. Adams. "We believe our emerging leadership in the energy management space coupled with our business model's attractive growth profile, profitability and track record of cash generation makes us a unique and compelling microcap story. We look forward to updating attendees on our exciting progress."

The 3rd annual Alpha Select Conference will showcase over 60 small and microcap companies that fit the Alpha Select List criteria. The Alpha Select List typically consists of sub-$250M market cap companies with attractive business models, above average growth trends, and favorable macro-secular themes. The conference is designed to give institutional investors the opportunity to prospect for new investment ideas that could either still be under the radar or others that have proven out their model and are executing successfully. For more information on the conference, please see:

For more information on World Energy Solutions, please visit the Company's investor page: http://www.worldenergy.com/investors/.

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 $30 billion in energy, demand response and environmental commodities on behalf of its customers, creating more than $1 billion in value for them. World Energy is also a leader in the global carbon market, where its World Energy Exchange® supports the ground-breaking Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's (RGGI) cap and trade program for CO2 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; and there are factors outside our control that affect transaction volume in the electricity market. Additional risk factors are identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.