Commerce Energy Group Selects Young Company

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — June 1, 2006

Commerce Energy Group Selects Young Company - June 1, 2006

Commerce Energy Group Selects Southern California Based Young Company as Marketing Communications Agency

Laguna Beach Firm will provide counseling in advertising, internet marketing, advertising and direct response programs aimed at expanding Commerce Energy’s expansion throughout the U.S.

Commerce Energy Group, the largest publically traded independent energy retailer in the U.S. has chosen Young Company, a Laguna Beach, California-based marketing communications firm, as its agency of record

Commerce Energy Group, Inc. is a public company engaged in providing products and services to the energy marketplace. We supply energy to homeowners and businesses, and provide technology and consulting services to utilities, governments and energy asset owners. Commerce Energy Group operates through its subsidiaries, Commerce Energy, Inc. and Skipping Stone Inc. Headquartered in the Plaza Tower in Orange County, California, the company also has offices in Houston, Detroit and Boston. Young Company will implement an aggressive advertising and internet marketing campaign in the key markets of Texas and Maryland initially.

Young Company integrates the power of new technologies, including the Internet, e-marketing and e-commerce, with more traditional communications tools to create solutions that engage prospects and customers in new ways that magnify the impact and efficiency of brand building. As an independent partner agency of BBN International Brand Communication, the $1 Billion-strong, multicultural, global business branding network comprised of 26 agencies and over 1,000 marketing communications specialists, Young Company helps its clients brand, position and market globally, while acting locally.