The aim of "BUDAPEST XV" smart phone application is the interactive involvement of the XVth district's inhabitants in the improvement of the cityscape, as well as the simplification of complaint and problem reporting and the acceleration of case management. All the user has to do is provide a description of the problem when submitting a new report, then select from the predefined categories the most appropriate, and finally specify the exact location of the problem.
The town installed solar-powered compactor equipped Bigbelly bins. A sensor inside the bin activates the compactor when the rubbish gets to a certain level. Crushing the contents enables a Bigbelly bin to hold up to six times more waste than a standard rubbish bin. The bin sends real-time level data to a dashboard that lets contractors and city operational leaders know how full the bin is, and when it needs emptying.
An innovative solar pump was installed at the end of Kártya Street to drain excess rainwater. This street, as the deepest point of the Rózsavölgy suffered the most from the creek floods and rainfalls that flow there from everywhere. The road surface and sidewalk have been renovated from wall to wall, and for years the temporary sandbag protection has been replaced by a permanent defense.
The first connected smart public lighting system in Budapest can be found in Lechner Ödön alley (IXth district). In the pilot project, five street lighting poles with different functions were installed and connected. Besides of being capable of power-saving, brightness control, and remote control the lighting poles provide intelligent functionality, for example wireless service, video recording, emergency calling, electric vehicle charging, environmental sensors and programmable LED information screens.
In recent years Güssing has made a name for itself because of its renewable energy efforts. This trend began in the early 1990s, energy conservation and the construction of a biomass district heating plant for supplying the heat of the city. The strategy was as follows: through the sustainable use of domestic resources for energy, depending on the one hand the nature of fossil fuels is reduced and secondly the regional value can be increased. This strategy worked out perfectly and is internationally known as a “model Güssing”.
Pornóapáti is located along the Austrian border, its poplutaion is 431. Based on the austrian practises, the municipality decided to establish a village heating plant using renewable energy.
For the project they have used the village heating plants working in Austria for several years. Besides, the renewable energy sources, the energy independency were also an important factor.
Tha goal of KOM Central Smart Metering Ltd. is to harmonize the initiations of smart metering, smart grids, to support establishing synergies and competencies between the different industrial fields, to promote professional development in this topic.
In co-operation with the project association thousands of households will be provided by smart meters enabling both the consumers and the grid operators to obtain valuable information.
Kaposvár set itself the goal of becoming a green smart city. For reaching their aim, they replaced their complete bus fleet, with 40 CNG-powered buses, which work with biogas produced by the Kaposvár Sugar Factory. They have improved public lighting, more than half of their candelabras working with LED bulbs, they are even able to control their brightness. They provide their wasteful buildings with a building management system - which is essentially a computer that controls consumers and energy use.
Baksa is a village in Baranya County lived by 860 people. The Municipality actively works on boosting the village and its facilities.
In order of safe transport a traffic slower lane and surveillance cameras were installed. At several points in the village, there is a different surveillance system, for example in the center of a large intersection.
The underground waste container system will include 2 underground systems with 3 containers with 2,200-liter capacity.
This system will be managed through smart and sustainable IT solutions that will enable us to further upgrade the established system.