ITNPE history begins in 1932 since the creation of a heat engineering department. In 2008 the Institute got its current name. At present, ITNPE includes 7 subject-oriented departments, 2 Bachelor's programmes and Master's programmes "Heat and Power Engineering" and "Nuclear Power Engineering and Thermal Physics", 6 postgraduate training programs; 3 Research and Educational Centers, the adjustment training center and center for professional advancement of employees in the energy industry (MPEI ATPCS Training Center), a research laboratory (TPPE). The total higher-education teaching personnel of the Institute includes 195 employees, among them there are 60 Doctors of Science and 112 Candidates of Sciences. ITNPE has developed partnerships with leading enterprises and organizations in the energy industry (RusHydro, InterRAO, Mosenergo PJSC, National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute", Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Industries, design and survey institutes, and enterprises of State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom"). Starting from senior courses, students have the opportunity not only to carry out research work and practice at these enterprises, but also to work on a part-time basis.