Yuzhnouralskaya Thermal Power Plant

Location: Yuzhnouralsk, Chelyabinsk Region
Installed power generation capacity: 747 MW
Nominal heat output: 320 Gcal/h
Main fuel: brown coal
Backup fuel: natural gas
Start of operation: April 28, 1952

Head of the Yuzhnouralskaya State District Power Plant branch:


Born: 1955


Chelyabinsk Institute of Mechanization and Electrofication.

Professional Experience:

2000 — now: Head of the South Urals State District Power Plant branch.

1989 — 2000: head of the boiler shop at the South Urals State District Power Plant.

1988 — 1989: chief block operator at Usufia CHP (Iran).

1978 — 1988: inspector machine operator, power unit machine operator, chief power unit operator, shift supervisor in the boiler and turbine shop, power plant shift supervisor, deputy head of the boiler and turbine shop of South Urals State District Power Plant.


2003: Commendation diploma from RAO UES of Russia.

2005: Honored Employee of UES of Russia.

2007: Commendation diploma from OAO OGK-3.

2009: Commendation diploma from the Ministry of Energy of Russia.

2010: the 90th anniversary of the Electrofication Plan badge.

2012: Honored Employee of OAO OGK-3.

2013: Letter of thanks from the chair of the management board of OAO INTER RAO.

2015: Honered Power Engineer.

2016: 2nd Degree Service to the Motherland Medal.

2016: Commendation diploma from the head of the Southern Urals urban district.

Yuzhnouralskaya TPP is one of the first thermal power plants in Russia with design capacity over 1000 MW, and one of the first power plants in Ural and Siberia to use Russian high-pressure steam equipment. It provides electricity to cities in South Urals and heat to commercial and residential consumers in Yuzhnouralsk.

Yuzhnouralskaya TPP has two 200 MW power generation units, ten P-10 and PK-14 boilers, 83 MW turbine generator (No. 5), 100 MW turbine generator (No. 6) and two 82 MW turbine generator (No. 7 and 8). It can use either coal or gas for fuel.

Yuzhnouralskaya TPP generated 1,536 billion kWh of electricity in 2018.

Chelyabinsk Region is located in South Urals and on the eastern slopes of Ural Mountains in Ural Federal District. It has a population of approximately 3.5 million, of which 80% are urban population. Chelyabinsk Region has one of the largest economies among all Russian federal subjects. Ferrous metallurgy, industrial machinery, metalworking and non-ferrous metallurgy are some of the largest industries in the regional economy. Chelyabinsk Region has strong industrial potential, work force and research base, developed infrastructure and an excellent location both in terms of geography and access to transport infrastructure. Apart from strong industrial base, abundant natural resources and harsh environment with continental climate promote the development of the regional electric power industry.