Anton Trifonov appointed director of Yuzhnouralskaya GRES
On April 22, 2022, Anton Trifonov was appointed director of Yuzhnouralskaya GRES, a branch of Inter RAO – Electric Power Plants.
Anton Trifonov was born on November 15, 1980 in Ivanovo. He graduated from Ivanovo State Power Engineering University with a degree in Thermal Power Plants.
He started his career in 2002 at Vorkutinskaya CHPP-2. In 2002–2007, he worked as deputy chief engineer at Vorkutinskaya CHPP-2 of TGK-9. In 2007–2011, he held different positions at the production unit of TGK-9 OJSC in Perm and at the Urals Generation branch of KES CJSC. In 2011, he was appointed chief engineer of TGK-9 branch in Perm. In July 2016, he became head of the Perm branch of T Plus PJSC and held this position for 4 years.
Yuzhnouralskaya GRES is the main and largest power generation facility in the Chelyabinsk Region. The branch includes Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-1 and Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-2 with total installed capacity of 1,591.5 MW. The share of the two power plants in electricity generation on the regional market is about 30%. Given the importance of the facility, the management of Inter RAO – Management of Electric Power Plants challenged the new director with the task to further improve production, financial and economic indicators, enhance well-being of personnel, ensure reliable and uninterrupted operation of the power plant and implement a strategically important joint venture project, Kashirskaya GRES LLC, which will soon incorporate the first stage of Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-1.
Sergey Pavlovich Zhevtyak, who has been heading Yuzhnouralskaya GRES since 2000, decided to retire.