Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary. It is the country’s principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. The city covers an area of 525 square km and is home to 1,736 million people. The Municipality of Budapest is a legal entity taking care of traffic operation and management, urban planning, public sanitation/hygiene services (watering, de-icing etc.), social welfare, street lighting, etc. As part of ATELIER, Budapest has the following objectives:

  • Prepare a replication plan for target areas
  • Develop a vision for rationalising urban energy use
  • Engage citizens into urban energy transformation
  • Map the urban energy system
  • Start conversations with key stakeholders


Eszter Csertő

City of Budapest