Electricity distribution company Caruna's business largely meets the criteria of EU Taxonomy for sustainable activities
Caruna has carried out an assessment of the sustainability of its operations concerning mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. According to the assessment, 99.7% of Caruna's net sales and 99.1% of investments are in line with the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities. The assessment was carried out in accordance with the technical screening criteria for assessing the electricity transmission and distribution industry. Sustainability consulting company Third Rock assisted in the assessment.
Occupational accidents have declined by half in 2017–2021 – electrical accidents have not
Accident statistics collected by electricity distributor Caruna from work sites in its network area have revealed a worrying trend. Although there has been a significant reduction in occupational accidents, electrical accidents are still the most common among electrical professionals, and the number of these accidents has not decreased. Caruna's safety data has now been collected on the seif.fi website, where the causes that led to safety deficiencies, and the conclusions, can be found.
In the first week of October, Caruna will analyse the condition of the electricity network at night in various parts of Espoo
In the first week of October, beginning Monday 4 October, you may see Caruna's vans on the move at night in various parts of Espoo. The vans carry a device that monitors Caruna's low-voltage electricity network and indicates any network faults it detects. Similar studies have previously been conducted in the United States, Canada and various parts of Europe. The technology is now being put to the test in Finland for the first time.
Caruna joins Save the Children Finland's Food and Support campaign
Electricity distribution company Caruna takes part in Save the Children Finland's campaign aimed at helping impoverished families by distributing, for example, gift vouchers to food shops to families with children. With the gift voucher, the family receives food aid, which is a concrete help to get past the most difficult moment.
Caruna ready to net small-scale production
The new amendment to the Government Decree allows hourly netting of small-scale production and consumption. This means that Caruna will automatically compensate for production that is not used in a one-hour period in the small-scale producer's distribution invoice.
A carbon-neutral future is the common goal of Espoo and Caruna – cooperation agreement signed
The City of Espoo and electricity distribution company Caruna Espoo Oy signed an agreement on strategic cooperation on March 31, 2021. The aim of the cooperation is to support Espoo's growth and carbon-neutrality targets with a strong electricity network that meets future energy needs, enabling clean energy solutions for Espoo residents and companies.
Crowd efforts further improve electricity network safety – Caruna and Posti continue collaboration
Ensuring the security and as needed, repairs of the electricity network is the most crucial part of the service provided by Caruna to its customers. Pilot collaboration of Caruna and Posti started in 2018 expands in the summer of 2019.