Peabody, Massachusetts – February 15, 2006 – LODESTAR Corporation announced today its global sponsorship of the 2006 Metering, Billing & CRM/CIS series organized by Spintelligent and Synergy. The shows will take place April 23-27 in Atlanta, Georgia, October 10-12 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and November 21-23 in Brisbane, Australia. LODESTAR will have strong presence at each of these shows, featuring demonstrations of its meter data management solution which is now seamlessly integrated with billing and includes revenue protection functionality. LODESTAR thought leaders will also speak at the shows about industry challenges, reaching an estimated 2,200+ key decision makers in the industry.

As a global leader in energy business software that adapts to any market’s fluctuation, LODESTAR is poised to provide its expert insight into this year’s market challenges. At the pre-conference seminar in Atlanta, LODESTAR will provide in depth knowledge on meter data management - the challenges utilities face in managing their data, and a proven solution that grows through market changes. Featured in the Metering for Distributed Generation session, LODESTAR will provide an overview of unaccounted for energy (UFE), discuss how it can be allocated, and present a case study on the use of an effective meter data management solution for UFE.

In addition to its speaking presence at the American show, LODESTAR will chair the Billing seminar. A LODESTAR expert will introduce presenters and complement other speakers by providing additional insight after each talk.

Serving over 120 clients in North America, Europe, and Australia, LODESTAR is committed to speaking at the Europe and Australia shows taking place later in the year. The company will also host a networking reception at its booth at the European show. Representatives of LODESTAR will be pleased to share information on site at any of these shows with those interested in speaking about LODESTAR’s suite of products and international experience.