Certified Power Quality Professional

AEE's Certified Power Quality Professional (CPQ) program is designed to award special recognition to power quality professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, experience, competence and ethical fitness in this emerging, highly specialized field. The knowledge required of power quality specialists covers a broad range of applications and issues, ranging in scope from the vastness of the nation's power distribution networks to the immediacy of devices sharing a wall outlet. By obtaining the CPQ credential, you will be establishing your status as a qualified expert in this growing area of specialized expertise.

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  • To raise the professional standards of those engaged in power quality.
  • To improve the practice of power quality by encouraging professionals in a continuing education program of professional development related to power quality.
  • To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of power quality through completing an examination and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct.
  • To award special recognition to those professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for power quality.


Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

Education   Experience

4-year engineering/architectural  degree OR
Professional Engineer (PE) OR Registered Architect (RA)

AND 3+ years related* experience
4-year unrelated degree AND 5+ years related* experience
2-year associate degree AND 5+ years related* experience
NONE   10+ years related* experience
Current status of Certified Energy Manager (CEM®)    

*Related experience in power quality, energy or building or facility management, or electrical design, engineering, or contracting.


All CPQ Professionals have attended a CPQ preparatory training seminar, provided by an approved training provider, submitted a CPQ certification application, and passed a proctored open book examination on the subject areas covered in the Body of Knowledge.

*Please note this program is Renewal Only and not open to new applicants*

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Renewal Only

The Association of Energy Engineers is no longer accepting new applications for this certification program. If you are currently certified and wish to renew your certification go here.


Francine Seskin
(770) 447-5083, ext. 223