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Hudson Energy Chooses Cognera to Provide Complex Energy Billing Services

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Prominent North American Energy Retailer Selects Cognera as their Canadian Provider of Choice to Supply Comprehensive Billing Services</i> </p>

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Hudson Energy Chooses Cognera to Provide Complex Energy Billing Services09:00 EDT Wednesday, September 28, 2011 CALGARY, Alberta (Business Wire) -- Cognera Corporation, a leader in complex billing and customer care solutions for the energy retail and utilities industries, announced today that they have been chosen by Hudson Energy as a preferred partner to provide new billing, settlement and online services for Hudson Energy's Alberta and Ontario business customers. Hudson Energy is a part of Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX: JE), a leading independent electricity and natural gas supplier, and the largest competitive green energy retailer in North America. “Cognera is pleased to be helping competitive retailers like Hudson Energy implement complex energy retail offerings to increase the transparency of their billing services and meet customer needs,” said Rod Neumann, President and CEO of Cognera Corporation. “Given Cognera's past history of successfully implementing complex billing solutions for Canadian retailers, we are excited to serve as a multi-jurisdictional provider of choice for Hudson Energy and look forward to helping Hudson Energy deliver a comprehensive service offering to customers.” Ken Hartwick, CEO of Just Energy, noted: “Hudson Energy has been widely successful in the US market based on its proprietary, industry-leading pricing technology and strong post-sale service. As Hudson Energy builds a presence in Canada, we are confident that Cognera's expertise in billing services will provide a solid platform for growth.” Visit for more information about Cognera's complex billing solutions. About Cognera Corporation Cognera offers proven, cost-effective billing and customer care solutions enabling Competitive Energy Retailers and Utilities to meet increasing customer demands and industry requirements. The company's next generation billing and business intelligence solutions manage complex rates and data, improve customer relationships and help organizations manage Smart Grid requirements quickly and easily, without the large upfront financial investment and associated risk associated with other solutions. Cognera's deep rooted experience in the energy and utilities industry makes them the natural choice when upgrading legacy systems to meet evolving business, regulatory and technology requirements. For more information, visit About Hudson Energy Hudson Energy is one of the largest and fastest growing business to business suppliers of electric and natural gas commodity in North America, with operations in 6 states and 2 provinces. Since 2002, Hudson Energy has been providing business owners with flexible programs that help manage energy costs. Hudson Energy's industry expertise and leading-edge proprietary technology uniquely positions us in the commercial market to provide customers with highly competitive pricing and a wide variety of product options with innovative, efficient and timely pricing and deal management service. Hudson Energy is a part of Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX: JE). For more information, visit SmartMark Communications, LLC for CogneraJuliet Shavit, 215-504-4272jshavit@smartmarkusa.comorCognera CorporationChris Lewis, 403-770-1592clewis@cognera.comorJust EnergyGord Potter,