Saeed Kaddoura is a senior analyst on the clean economy team at the Pembina Institute. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, and two master's degrees in mechanical engineering, and water and environmental engineering. His diverse knowledge and experiences create the foundation for his transdisciplinary research approach.

Saeed works on different facets of the clean energy transition including green jobs modelling, just transition, corporate renewables procurement, and depolarizing conversations around climate change. He has experience in innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency financing mechanisms such as: virtual power purchase agreements, property assessed clean energy (PACE), renewable energy credits (RECs), and the carbon tax. In 2018 he was named as one of Corporate Knights’ Top 30 Under 30 Leaders in Sustainability.

Saeed is passionate about travelling in search of food related experiences, and exploring the relationship between cultural identity and cuisine.


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Saeed Kaddoura's Recent Publications

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Alberta’s Emerging Economy A blueprint for job creation through 2030

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June 15, 2020 - By Saeed Kaddoura

This report calculates the jobs potential in the four key areas of Alberta’s economy, which can contribute significantly to job creation while also directly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

How B.C. can be a leader in economic reconciliation B.C.’s Indigenous utility regulatory inquiry – what does it all mean?

Blog
June 12, 2020 - By Dave Lovekin, Saeed Kaddoura

Of the 300-plus distinct First Nations reserves in British Columbia, 27 are remote communities, and most of these rely heavily on diesel generators as their primary energy source. But rather than depending on shipments of diesel into their hard-to-reach communities, they could harness abundant local renewable energy resources such as sun, wind, water and biomass to create local energy solutions that contribute to economic independence while creating local jobs.

Try out Alberta’s Energy Policy Simulator Use this tool to forecast the impact of energy and climate policies on carbon pollution

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March 14, 2019 - By Benjamin Israel, Brianne Riehl, Nikki Way, Julia-Maria Becker, Jan Gorski, Vincent Morales, Saeed Kaddoura

Use Alberta’s Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) to gain a deeper understanding of the specific policy actions that Alberta can take to decrease its climate-destabilizing carbon emissions.

Renewable energy for non-utility companies and institutions Fact sheet

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June 14, 2018 - By Sara Hastings-Simon, Saeed Kaddoura

Renewable energy prices are dropping, making it easier for companies to purchase renewable energy to meet sustainability targets or carbon compliance at affordable prices. Find out why Alberta is the perfect place to start non-utility procurement in Canada.

Alberta's New Energy Economy Website features stories of clean energy projects

Blog
March 5, 2018 - By Saeed Kaddoura

In every corner of Alberta, innovators are leading the way as our province’s economy expands with the adoption of new energy solutions.

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