Rockland Electric Company Announces Power and Capacity Auctions

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NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Energy Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it will be facilitating competitive auctions on behalf of Rockland Electric Company (RECO). The online auctions are being conducted over the World Energy Exchange® to help RECO hedge energy and capacity for its full-service customers. The auctions are to be held on April 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

RECO is seeking competitive offers for financial energy swap futures transactions as well as a financially settled UCAP swap futures transaction. RECO will seek a financially settled energy swap futures transaction for NYMEX NYISO Zone G (Peak and Off-Peak) products for the period from June 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014 and a financially settled UCAP swap futures transaction for a NYMEX NYISO Rest of State Capacity product for the period June 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014. All transactions will be processed by a designated third-party clearing house and will be cleared on NYMEX.

For more information about this event, please refer to the auction announcement on the World Energy auction platform at: or contact Sean Perry at or (508) 459-8147.

The Rockland Electric utility company serves more than 60,000 residential customers in northern New Jersey.

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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 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

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CONTACT: Sean Perry - Auction inquiries World Energy Solutions, Inc. (508) 459-8147 Dan Mees - Media and investor inquiries World Energy Solutions, Inc. (508) 459-8156

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