Internal restructuring
Nordrhein-Westfalen; Arnsberg; Hagen
Location of affected unit(s)
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
35.1 - Electric power generation, transmission and distribution

485 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 February 2016
Employment effect (start)
5 February 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2019


German electric utilities company Enervie will cut 485 jobs by the end of 2019. Negotiations between the management and the works council wer completed with a settlement of interests and a redundancy programme. The company has already found a socially acceptable solution for 390 employees. Additionally, Enervie strives to avoid direct dismissals and offers employees the opportunity to move to a transition company. The company also wants to keep some of the affected employees in other positions.

With these job reduction measures Enervie wants to become more competitive, strengthen their equity capital and reduce its debts. Enervie, headquartered in Hagen, currently employs 1,300 employees.


  • 5 February 2016: Enervie press release
  • 5 February 2016: Meinerzhagener Zeitung


Eurofound (2016), Enervie, Internal restructuring in Germany, factsheet number 86440, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86440.