Contributor: Michael Sicaud-Clyet

MichaelMichael Sicaud-Clyet is working within the Scientific Foresight Unit at the European Parliamentary Research as a Schuman Trainee. He is a graduate in European Political Governance Studies from the College of Europe, and holds a Master’s degree in Energy Science and Policy from Sciences Po Grenoble.

Among his previous professional experiences, he worked as a research assistant at the French Parliamentary Office for Scientific and Technological Assessment, and at the négaWatt association. His interests include energy transition, sustainability, climate change mitigation, and biodiversity conservation.

Biogas plant in Germany with grain field

Renewable energy for urban areas: biogas – its possibilities and limitations

When talking about renewable energy, most people think about solar or wind power. However, other forms of energy are also renewable. Bioenergy for instance is energy extracted from biomass, and it includes both energy coming from direct combustion of biomass and liquid biofuels, as well as biogas from anaerobic digestion (also called methanisation). Could generating ...