*Please note, for all certification preparation training programs, an additional fee is due when submitting your certification application to take the exam.
The Certified Energy Procurement Professional® (CEP®) Training Program is designed for professionals responsible for buying or selling energy, or looking to move into an energy procurement position. Over three days, your instructors will help you achieve a working knowledge of the current deregulated marketplace as well as the principles and practices of the highest relevance and practical value.
Early Registration Recommended:
Travel to the training location and join your cohorts in a state of the art learning center. You benefit from being away from the office, daily interruptions, and direct face-to-face interaction with your fellow attendees and instructors.
In-person* seats are limited to follow social distancing guidelines. Early registration is highly recommended to reserve an in-person seat.
Maintaining a Safe Environment
The health and well-being of our attendees and instructors is our top priority. In-person attendees can be assured AEE and the training facility adhere to the CDC's recommendations for social distancing and safety measures.
In-Person Training Materials
All registration and course materials will be given to attendees at sign-in on day 1 at the seminar location. Workbooks will not be pre-shipped to in-person attendees.
*Resuming May 2021. Subject to change due to local gathering requirements.
You can participate in a fully interactive, instructor-led classroom environment from the comfort of your own home or office. An ideal solution for those with travel, time, or budget restrictions.
Virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only. View AEE's global training schedule here.
Virtual Training Materials
Virtual System & Equipment Requirements
This program is held over 3 Days.
You earn 1.9 CEU | 19 PDH | 3.8 AEE Credits for completing this program.
This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Energy Procurement Professional® (CEP®) exam. Please review the requirements for certification here. A separate certification and application fee applies.
On-site participants will have the opportunity to take the certification exam in-person on the final day of the training. AEE recommends submitting the CEP application at least 30 days prior to the seminar date.
Virtual attendees can now take the CEP® exam online through remote proctoring. Exam times are scheduled on an individual basis. To schedule your exam, you must first submit the CEP application and select virtual proctoring. ProctorU will then contact you within 1-2 weeks to schedule your exam.
The program is of great value to those interacting with or managing energy procurement. Attendees of this program have included utility company personnel, energy service company personnel, energy managers, operational and financial executives, plant engineers, facilities managers, and energy consultants.
Review location and training hours for upcoming events below. As a reminder, virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only.
Seaport Conference Center
459 Seaport Ct.
Redwood City, CA 94063
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Daily Breaks Mon - Thurs: AM Break (15 min) | Lunch Break (1 hr) | PM Break (15 min)
Day 1 | Sign-In & Registration: 8:00 am – 8:30 am US Pacific
Day 1 | Training Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm US Pacific
Day 2 | Training Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm US Pacific
Day 3 | Training Hours: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm US Pacific
Day 3 | Certification Exam (On-site Only*): 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm US Pacific
*Remote exams are scheduled on an individual basis. See Certification Program tab for additional details.