Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEPP)

Do you purchase, sell, trade or market energy? Professionals in energy procurement concentrate on purchasing, selling, bartering, and marketing energy. Depending on their area of operation, they may have specialized knowledge of either regulated or unregulated markets. They comprehend the energy industry’s structure, markets, outlook, legislation, and regulations.

It is designed for professionals who are responsible for purchasing or selling energy, as well as those seeking to enter the energy procurement field.

Certification Program Objectives: 

  • Learn the energy industry’s structure, markets, prognosis, legislation, and regulations.
  • Learn how to market, purchase, and sell natural gas and electricity.
  • Learn how to define individual corporate energy objectives and integrate them into a comprehensive energy procurement strategy and program.
  • Learn the technical facets of energy consumption, such as metering, load profiling, and real-time pricing.
  • Acquire a foundational understanding of energy trading and risk management.
  • Discover the most effective energy cost avoidance strategies that can benefit your business.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CEPP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Materials Provided:

  • Presentation slides
  • Study references


Upon successful completion of the CEPP training, participants will receive a “Certified Energy Procurement Professional” certificate.

Who Should Attend:

Those interacting with or managing energy procurement will benefit greatly from the program. This program has been attended by personnel from utility companies, energy service companies, energy managers, operational and financial executives, plant engineers, facilities managers, and energy consultants.