Established in 1923, the World Energy Council (WEC) is an international association based in London and is engaged in energy-related research and development, international studies, regional and technical programmes concerned with energy source procurement and the development of energy production, transfer, transmission, distribution and use.

The Czech Member Committee of WEC was established in 1993 as a national association comprising companies, organisations and firms in the coal, gas, electricity and heat sectors including supply, research, study and consulting organisations and technical universities.

ČEPS is also responsible for the smooth functioning of the WEC Czech Secretariat.