In 1965 the first stage of the power plant construction . The second stage of the power plant construction started.
In 1969 Zmiivska TPP reached its planned design capacity.
In 1995 during the power engineering system reorganization Zmiivska TPP was taken out from the structure of the Production and Power Company "Kharkivenergo" and was transferred to the State Joint-Stock Power Company "Centrenergo".
In 1999 upon agreement with the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine the power plant management made decision about shutdown of the power unit № 8 for reconstruction.
In 2005 the power unit № 8 reconstruction project was completed as a whole.
On December, 31, 2010 – Zmiivska TPP celebrated 50 years anniversary from the date of start-up of the first