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Caruna Group 1 January – 30 June 2023: Caruna continued to invest in Finnish energy transition despite inflation and increasing costs in operating environment

Caruna is committed to investing and developing its electricity network to improve security of supply and enhance Finnish energy transition. However, due to cost increase in network construction and interest rates, Caruna had to monitor its investments more closely, which resulted in postponing some unprofitable investment projects.
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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 Group 1 January – 30 June 2022: Significant changes in the operating environment – the energy transition requires development of the electricity network at a rapid rate

Caruna's operating environment deteriorated significantly in the first half of 2022 due to the exceptional tightening measures taken by the regulator in the middle of the regulatory period, as well as the general increase in costs. The alterations to the regulation model will cause the company's permitted returns to decrease by approximately 40 per cent this year in comparison with 2021. The changes will show in the revenues of the years to come. The Group's net sales from January to June amounted to EUR 253.6 (258.9) million, and it invested EUR 58.5 (60.9) million.
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Jyrki Tammivuori appointed CEO of Caruna as of 13 May 2022

Caruna’s Board of Directors has appointed Jyrki Tammivuori, M.Sc (Econ) CEO of Caruna as of 13 May, 2022. Tammivuori has been working for Caruna since 2015, first as CFO. Since 2018 Tammivuori has held the position of CFO and deputy CEO at Caruna. Tammivuori was appointed Acting CEO of Caruna in March 2022.
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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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Caruna in 2021: Network reliability was excellent: the electricity supply volume increased, and an increasing number of households switched to solar energy

Caruna continued to modernise the electricity network to match growing electricity consumption and the ongoing energy transition. A smart electricity network combines the growth of electrification and clean energy production, digital services, and consumer involvement in the electricity market. The Group's net sales from January to December amounted to EUR 499.8 (475.3) million, and it invested EUR 140.1 (143.2) million.

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Caruna’s Annual Report 2020 published

The Caruna Group (Caruna) Annual Report for 2020 has been published. The Annual Report also includes the Corporate Responsibility and the Corporate Governance sections, and the 2020 Financial Statements as a separate PDF file.
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