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World Energy buys Conn. firm

World Energy offers a range of energy-management solutions to businesses.
Associated Press/File 2012
World Energy offers a range of energy-management solutions to businesses.
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World Energy Solutions Inc. said that it has acquired Northeast Energy­ Partners LLC, a privately held energy-management and procurement company in Enfield, Conn. The purchase was made for approximately $7.9 million in cash plus 5.2 million in seller notes and potential earn-outs. World Energy, of Worcester, said the deal expands its footprint in the so-called mid-market, addressing­ the energy-management needs of small and mid-size businesses, and increases its market share in New England.