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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Do you use exchange electricity? Reduce your bill with electrical load control

Electrical load control is the control of heating and hot water boilers in homes through an electricity meter. The control is suitable not only for buyers of exchange electricity who use the service at night, but also for owners of solar panels, who should concentrate their electricity use during the day.
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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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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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