GSA, World Energy Solutions, and Leidos Win Federal Energy and Water Management Award

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RESTON, Va. and WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. General Services Administration Energy Division today announced it has received a 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Award for its demand response auctions – a project administered by World Energy Solutions (Nasdaq:XWES) and Leidos (NYSE:LDOS).





In January 2012, the GSA Energy Division, World Energy and Leidos ran the first forward auctions for demand response services by a Federal agency. The contracts awarded as a result of these auctions are expected to generate revenues of at least $1.5 million for the GSA and Department of Veterans Affairs, which can be re-invested into further energy efficiency and facility improvement projects.

The Award specifically names GSA's Linda Collins and Daniel Morrison, World Energy's Luke McAuliffe, and Leidos' Chris McCall for their work on the project.

The U.S. Department of Energy sponsors the Federal Energy and Water Management Awards, which honor individuals, groups, and agencies for the outstanding use of energy- and water-efficiency technologies at Federal facilities. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Washington, DC held on November 6. To see all the 2013 winners, please visit: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/services/awards_fewm.html.

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, health, and engineering. The Company's 23,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes, and defend our Nation's digital and physical infrastructure from 'new world' threats. Leidos is headquartered in Reston, Va. and had approximately $6 billion in revenues for fiscal year 2013, on a pro forma basis, following the spin-off of the company's technical, engineering and enterprise IT business on Sept. 27, 2013. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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CONTACT: Dan Mees, World Energy Solutions, Inc. Phone: (508) 459-8156 Email: dmees@worldenergy.com www.twitter.com/wattsworking Bridget Bell, Leidos Phone: (303) 299-5229 Email: bridget.bell@leidos.com www.twitter.com/LeidosEngineers

Source:World Energy Solutions, Inc.;Leidos