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CEO of Caruna to change

Tomi Yli-Kyyny, CEO of the electricity distribution company Caruna, has announced his resignation to assume a new position outside Caruna. He will continue in his current position until 1 May 2022, ensuring a smooth transfer of duties and responsibilities to his successor.
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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.
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A new organisation to support Caruna's updated strategy

Caruna's organisation and the composition of its Management Team are changing to align more closely with the company's updated strategy. The new organisation will consist of four units: Network Management and Operations, headed by Elina Lehtomäki; Customer Value and New Ventures, headed by Kosti Rautiainen; Company Services, headed by Jyrki Tammivuori; and People, Public Affairs and Regulation, headed by Noora Neilimo-Kontio. The company's Management Team will consist of CEO Tomi Yli-Kyyny and the four unit heads. Caruna's Change Management Office will be headed by Katriina Kalavainen.
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Electricity solutions for specific needs: Cultivation with grow lighting in greenhouses uses a lot of electricity for the needs of growing

In Finland, the growing season is naturally short, but by using grow lighting, Finnish crops can be produced year round. Lighting that provides strength to growth is the biggest electricity user in a greenhouse, and annual usage can easily reach tens of thousands of megawatt hours. Electricity for the Juntti market garden will soon be delivered via their own Caruna primary substation
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Construction of Sinimäki primary substation and related 110 kV underground cable connection begins in Espoo – effects on traffic arrangements

In the next few years, a new substation will be built in Sinimäki to meet the needs of growing electricity consumption and to support Espoo's carbon-neutral strategy. An underground high-voltage cable of six kilometres will also be installed during the project to connect the substations in Leppävaara and Sinimäki.
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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.
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Caruna in 2020: We made further improvements to our procedures for designing, building and renovating the electricity network for our customers

The electrification of society, the increase of renewable energy production and electric transportation require a strong and smart electricity network to support Finland's carbon neutrality goals by 2035. In 2020, Caruna carried out long-term work to upgrade its electricity network, taking the increasing future need for electricity into consideration.
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AMF, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and KKR become new shareholders in Caruna alongside Elo

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) and KKR have each acquired a 20% holding in Caruna, Finland’s largest electricity distribution company, from First Sentier Investors (FSI). In a separate transaction that also completed today, AMF has acquired Keva’s 12.5% holding in Caruna. Both transactions have received all necessary regulatory approvals.
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