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What happens to decommissioned electricity poles?

The recycling and life cycle of old electricity poles are closely monitored at Caruna, as they contain hazardous impregnations. What happens to the old poles? Who can use the poles? And can they even be used to build a garden bed?
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Caruna in 2022: the energy crisis raised costs and accelerated the ongoing energy transition

Caruna's operating environment deteriorated significantly in 2022 due to the extraordinary changes taken by the regulator in the middle of the regulatory period and a general increase in costs due to the energy crisis triggered by the Ukraine war. The Group's net sales from January to December amounted to EUR 484.6 (499.8) million, and it invested EUR 133.6 (140.1) million. Net sales before financial expenses decreased in comparison with the previous year. Net financial expenses amounted to 121.0, which is approximately 25 per cent of net sales.
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Caruna to raise electricity distribution prices due to cost increases

Costs are rising at an increasing rate in Finland, and this also affects Caruna's costs. Electricity network construction has become more expensive, and the costs of energy losses have risen substantially this year. Interest rate levels are also higher. For this reason, the network service rates will rise from 1 January 2023.
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Caruna's Annual Report 2021 published

The Caruna Group (Caruna) Annual Report for 2021 has been published at caruna.fi/vuosiraportti2021. The Annual Report contains sections on Corporate Responsibility and Governance and, as separate pdf files, also the ESG indicator section that summarises number data, as well as the financial statements for 2021.
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Hats off to the municipalities in Caruna's network area for occupational safety

Safety is a team effort at Caruna. We are not satisfied with fulfilling the letter of the law – we want to do more. That is why during the last 18 months, we have provided safety training for almost 700 employees of municipalities and their partners within the 51 municipalities of our network area. Safety
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