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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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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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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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