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2009-12-09 07:30:00

Auction "Runs Like Clockwork," Yields More than $61 Million WORCESTER, MA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it has successfully supported the sixth carbon allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on December 2, 2009. According to RGGI, Inc., all 28,591,698 allowances for the 2009 vintage sold at $2.05 per...

2009-10-27 06:00:00

Large Transaction Highlights Company's Growing Global Reach and Traction in the Primary Carbon Market WORCESTER, MA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it has successfully brokered a purchase agreement for over 1.4 million certified emissions reductions (CERs) on the World Green Exchange(R). The deal, significant in both volume and revenue, was...

2009-09-14 12:20:00

Auction Yields More than $66 Million for Re-Investment in State Green Energy Programs WORCESTER, MA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it has successfully supported the fifth carbon allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on September 9, 2009. According to RGGI, Inc., 28,408,945 allowances for the...

2009-06-23 07:32:00

2009 and 2012 Vintages Sold, Raising More than $104 Million for Green Economy Investment WORCESTER, MA, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it successfully supported the fourth carbon allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on June 17, 2009. According to the RGGI independent market monitor, all...

2009-03-23 08:00:00

Two Vintage Allowances Sold, Raising More than $117 Million WORCESTER, MA, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it has successfully supported the third carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) on March 18, 2009. According to RGGI, Inc., all 31,513,765 allowances for the 2009 vintage were sold...

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2009-03-21 16:30:00

Many U.S. states plan to proceed with their own global warming emission control programs until the White House and Congress pass a credible federal market mechanism such as "cap-and-trade" to meet President Obama's targets for greenhouse gas cuts, Reuters reported. Obama's federal system environmental policy may overshadow regional markets that trade air pollution credits aimed at cutting emissions that heat the planet. The federal program might never happen, or be too weak to help reduce the...

2009-01-30 13:48:00

NEW YORK STATE ADDRESSED POWER PLANT CLAIMS DURING MULTI-YEAR PUBLIC REVIEW ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a lawsuit filed yesterday by Indeck Energy of Buffalo Grove, IL, environmental and energy groups rallied to defend the 10-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The RGGI, which went into effect on January 1st, is the nation's first enforceable program to reduce the pollution that is changing the climate. The RGGI is a critical piece of the...

2008-12-22 08:00:00

WORCESTER, MA, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE) today announced it has successfully supported the second carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions allowances auction administered by Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.). According to RGGI, Inc., all 31,505,898 allowances offered for sale on December 17, 2008 were sold at a clearing price of $3.38 per allowance, producing approximately $106.5 million in proceeds for all ten RGGI states. The states...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

WASHINGTON and WORCESTER, MA, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it will speak at the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) event, "Auctioning Carbon Allowances - Towards Robust Auction Design and Implementation," on November 14th in Washington, D.C. Who: Jonathan Harvey, Vice President, Government, World Energy What: Based on World Energy's experience...

2008-10-09 21:00:33

OUR OPINION When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and stemming climate change, there's really only one way to force compliance by fossil fuel-burning power plants: Hit 'em where it counts - their bank accounts. That's the theory behind the nation's first cap-and-trade greenhouse gas auction, which brought in nearly $40 million for the six states that participated last month, the results of which were released last week. Massachusetts raised $13.3 million from the first...


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