Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Värmland, Skaraborg, Bergslagen
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
35.12 - Transmission of electricity

80 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
7 January 2013
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Infratek Sverige, active in construction, operation and securing of critical infrastructure, is to reduce staff by 80 people due to a lost power grid operator contract. Infratek Sverige operated and maintained the power grid of energy company Fortum in Värmland, Skaraborg and Bergslagen in the past. However, having lost the new tender, the company will have to reduce staff. 55 of the jobs will be lost in Värmland County. 

It is reported that some of the redundant workers may be employed by the new winner of the tender, Eltel. Negotiations with the unions have been initiated. As of January 2013, there is no information about when the reductions will be implemented by.

Infratek Sverige is a subsidiary of Infratek. Infratek is a leading supplier of critical infrastructure in the Nordic region with 1,700 employees.


  • 7 January 2013: Värmlands Folkblad
  • 7 January 2013: Sveriges Radio


Eurofound (2013), Infratek Sverige, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 74738, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74738.