Today the station is comprised of six operating units with a capacity of 140 to 300 MW and provides the reliability of power supply to the junction with the neighboring region of Tula regions: Kaluga, Bryansk, Orel and Smolensk regions. In addition, it is the sole source of heat and hot water for the city of Suvorov. On April 1, 2006 is a branch of "Third Generation Company of the Wholesale Electricity Market (JSC" OGK-3 ").
Since 2000, the issue has gained particular relevance modernization of the station. Increase the capacity of power plants will increase tax revenues, create new jobs and additional conditions to attract investors to the territory of the region.
Investment program of OAO "WGC-3" for the period up to 2012 provided for the construction of new facilities by the innovative technology of solid fuel combustion, including the construction of two power units of 225 MW, which is planned to enter into operation successively in the IV quarter of 2012, in II quarter of 2013.
Cherepetskaya im.D.G.Zhimerina (ChSRPS) — Europe’s first powerful ultra-high pressure steam turbine power plant and one of the largest enterprises in the city of Tula region Suvorov, which next year will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the commissioning.
Prior to the power sector reform Cherepetskaya has been a 100% subsidiary of RAO "UES of Russia". On April 1, 2006 is a branch of "Third Generation Company of the Wholesale Electricity Market (JSC" OGK-3 "). This is a solid-fuel thermal power plants using coal (imported coal: Pechora, Kuznetsk, Donetsk). Installed capacity — 1285 MW.