NEW YORK and WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Energy Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected to present at the 15 th Annual Needham Growth Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Phil Adams, Chief Executive Officer of World Energy Solutions, will deliver the Company presentation to conference attendees on Thursday, January 17 th at 11:20 a.m. The presentation will also be webcast at: http://wsw.com/webcast/needham55/xwes/ . "Being invited to present at Needham's Annual Growth Conference for the first time is an honor for the Company," said Phil Adams. "This last year has been a remarkable one for World Energy, highlighted by strong growth, ongoing profitability and growing investor interest. We are looking forward to telling our story to the Needham & Company investor community." Needham & Company's 15 th Annual Growth Conference, a by-invitation-only event running from January 15-17, gives institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capitalists access to 350 growth companies from a broad range of industries, including Clean Technology, Communications, Consumer, Enterprise Infrastructure, Healthcare, Internet & Digital Media, Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment and Software & Services sectors. About Needham & Company, LLC Needham & Company, LLC is a leading full-service investment bank and has focused exclusively on growth companies since it was founded 27 years ago. It concentrates on private companies and on public companies that have market capitalizations of up to $5 billion, and provides its clients with the resources to achieve their financing and strategic objectives. 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 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. The World Energy Solutions, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=16555 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.
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