Veolia in Hungary

Veolia is one of the market leader groups in Hungary in the energy, water and waste management industries. The Group employs approximately 2,000 people who provide professional services for various towns, institutions and industrial businesses enabling them efficient resource management, while the water utility and district heating branches of the company supply drinking water for hundreds of thousands of families, and heating services to tens of thousands of households.

Energy management

Veolia with its more than 30-year professional experience is a determining participant
of the Hungarian energy market. The energy branch of the company group provides
energy to various institutions of 72 local municipalities, 68 social and health
institutions and 57 industrial plants, while its district heating networks supply 404,249
residential and institutional customers in 16 cities nationwide. In the ten power plants
of the company group (in Pécs, Dorog, Kőbánya, Debrecen, Nyíregyháza, Szakoly,
Ajka and in the three power plants of the Power Plant of Budapest) operate high-
efficiency natural gas blocks and blocks utilizing renewable energy (biomass).
The electric energy sold annually by the group satisfies about 623,000 consumers.

Water management

In Hungary Veolia supplies 15.2 million cubic metres of healthy drinking water to
people annually while it manages a system that drains and treats of 22.3 million cubic
metres of wastewater and rainwater, providing services for more than 356,000 people
in Hungary. It employs more than 500 professionals to ensure that the services
provided to municipalities are always of high quality and meet the requirements of

Waste management 

The mission of Veolia’s Waste management division is to sort and to recycle the
waste in order to preserve the natural resources. Its activity covers the safe and
professional disposal and recycling of special industrial waste, treatment of
hazardous and non-hazardous waste, production RDF/SRF for energetic reuse, as
well as recycling of biowaste.

Civil engineering and construction

Founded under the name SADE Magyarország Mélyépítő Kft. in 1995, Veolia
Mélyépítő Magyarország Kft., is specialised in the design, the construction, the
reconstruction and the maintenance of the public service pipeline networks and
related civil works. The company offers its services for municipal, industrial, and
private customers, countrywide.
Turn-key solutions are offered for the industrial production sites’ network problems as
well, including a diagnostic survey, followed by the reconstruction or the rehabilitation
of the fire water systems, supply and distribution pipelines, wastewater pump and
treatment stations and of the existing pipe networks. The company excels in the
implementation of community infrastructure projects: many public spaces (parks,
sport fields, squares, visitor centres) were constructed or reconstructed during the
previous years.

Water and wastewater technologies 

Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies Magyarország Zrt. (VWS Hungary) is a
member of Veolia’s water business line, worldwide leader in water and wastewater
treatment and in drinking water supply. 
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies specialised in technology solutions and
implementation is the largest service provider of the sector. 
A great number of the successful industrial companies choose to contract external
service providers for the tasks not directly linked to their main profiles. 
As an environmental supplier, VWS Hungary provides its partners wastewater and
industrial water treatment services and operates the treatment facilities and systems
constructed or taken over.
The special know-how and the efficient operating organisation of VWS Hungary can
result for the client in lower operating costs.

Energy (2023)

1 468 M€ turnover

1 616 employees

10 power plants

31 gas powered small powerplants

District heating services in 16 cities

District heat production in 33 cities

404 249 flats and institutions supplied with district heating services

57 industrial clients

68 social and healthcare facilities

72 municipal and public institutions

2 947 235 MWh electricity provided

11 571 012 GJ heat energy provided

Water (2023)

20.4 M€ turnover

523 employees

163 000 customers supplied

356 000 inhabitants supplied

15.2 million m3 healthy drinking water

22.3 million m3  wastewater and rainwater drainage and treatment

Waste (2023)

2.5 M€ turnover

11 employees

25 000 tons of RDF/SRF production capacity

2749 airbags recycled