Yuzhnouralskaya SDPP

Yuzhnouralsk, Chelyabinsk Region
Commissioned in:
April 28, 1952
Installed power
generation capacity:
747 MW
Installed heat
320 Gcal/h
Main fuel:
brown coal
Reserve fuel:
natural gas
Kindling fuel
fuel oil

Yuzhnouralskaya SDPP 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 SDPP 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 SDPP generated 1571,92 million kWh of electricity in 2019.

Chelyabinsk Region

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.

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