Vyacheslav Kravchenko

Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation

Citation

“The key factors for improving the Russian economy’s energy efficiency are to renew equipment of power stations, electric grids, and heat networks and reduce electricity and heat losses. We hope that the new market model for heat, electricity, and capacity will attract the necessary investment and bring down fuel consumption.”

Background

Vyacheslav Kravchenko was born on April 3, 1967, in Moscow.

In 1995, he graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Law.

From 1998 to 2001, he headed the legal control division of the Federal Energy Commission of the Russian Federation.

In 2001–2004, he worked as the head of the Department for Restructuring of Natural Monopolies of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

From 2004 to 2008, he worked at the Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation. His last position there was the Director of the Electric Power Industry Department.

From 2008 to 2010, he was the Chief Executive Officer of RN-Energo.

From 2010 to 2012, he worked as the Chief Executive Officer of United Energy Sales Company (OESK).

In 2012, he was elected as the Chairman of the Management Board of TSA and the Chairman of the Management Board of NP Market Council.

Authority

Organizing and coordinating the exercise of the Ministry’s powers in the following areas:

  • in the electricity sector;
  • public administration of the use of nuclear energy in relation to subordinate organizations and organizations whose activities are coordinated and regulated by the Ministry;
  • formulation of the Ministry’s proposals for power engineering;
  • mobilization training and civil defense in the energy sector.

Coordinating and supervising the activities of the following divisions of the Ministry:

  • Department for Electric Power Industry Development;
  • Department for Operational Control and Management in the Electric Power Industry.