HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Energy, a leading business to business supplier of electric and natural gas commodity in North America, is pleased to announce its continued expansion with the company's entry into the Ohio electricity market. Electricity will be sold by Hudson Energy in the Ohio Edison, Cleveland Illuminating and Toledo Edison territories. The company plans to launch in other major Ohio electric distribution markets in Spring 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/FL87657LOGO)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120924/CL79027LOGO) Specializing in customized index and fixed price energy products, Hudson Energy offers leading edge portal technology bringing agility and flexibility to the market. Sales partners gain instant access to customer pricing information that enables them to generate real-time comparative rates. Hudson is a wholly owned subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc., a leading competitive retailer of natural gas, electricity and green energy in North America. "We are excited to enter the Ohio electric market and provide added choice to energy consumers in addition to innovative pricing technology for our Commercial Sales Partners" says Deborah Merril, President of Hudson Energy. "At Hudson, we are defining the market by working to make it easier for energy consumers to participate in deregulated markets, while our portal technology redefines the energy sales process to make it easier for our sales partners to do business with us." The company will continue to invest in the latest technology to lead the industry with reliable and efficient service for its sales partners and enhanced value to its customers. Hudson Energy operates in Texas, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and California in the U.S., in Ontario and Alberta in Canada, and in the United Kingdom. About Hudson Energy: Established in 2002, Hudson Energy specializes in providing customized index and fixed price energy products tailored to the needs of individual businesses. Serving over 150,000 facilities, Hudson Energy is an experienced and growing business-to-business supplier of electric power and natural gas commodity for markets in North America and the United Kingdom. Large and small business owners look to Hudson Energy for stability and predictability to help them control their energy costs and budget one of their most significant business expenses more effectively. Hudson Energy is a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE: JE and TSX: JE) serving close to 2 million customers across North America. Visit www.hudsonenergy.net to learn more. About Just Energy Group Inc.: Established in 1997, Just Energy (NYSE: JE and TSX: JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada and now the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves close to 2 million residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price or price-protected energy program contracts, the rental of water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners and the installation of solar panels. The Company's JustGreen® products provide consumers with the ability to help them reduce the environmental impact of their everyday energy use. Just Energy is the parent to Amigo Energy, Commerce Energy, Hudson Energy, Hudson Energy Solar, National Home Services, Momentis, Tara Energy and Terra Grain Fuels. Visit www.justenergy.com to learn more. Also, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. SOURCE Just Energy Group Inc.