China Shenhua’s main businesses include the production and sales of coal and electricity, rail transportation, port handling, shipping, and coal-to-olefins production. China Shenhua owns quality coal resources, such as Shendong Coalfield, Zhunge’er Coalfield, Shengli Coalfield and Baorixile Coalfield. In 2021, the Company produced 307 million tonnes of commercial coal and the coal sales reached 482.3 million tonnes.
China Shenhua owns and operates low-emission coal-fired generating units with large installed capacities and high parameters. As at the end of 2021, the Company owned and operated the power generating units with a total installed capacity of 37.899 GW. The total power output dispatch amounted to 156.13 billion kWh in 2021.
China Shenhua controls and operates a loop radiating railway network around the major coal production bases in western Shanxi, northern Shaanxi and southern Inner Mongolia, the channel of China’s West to East Coal Delivery, also known as Shenshuo-Shuohuang Line, as well as Huangda Railway, a new channel for energy transportation in Bohai Rim. The Company operates 2408 kilometers of railways, and the turnover of self-owned railways reached 303.4 billion tonne kilometers in 2021.
China Shenhua controls and operates several ports and terminals, with Huanghua Port being one of them, with a combined annual handling capacity of 270 million tonnes. China Shenhua also manages a shipping fleet of self-owned vessels with a total deadweight capacity of 2.18 million tonnes, and runs coal-to-olefins projects with an annual production capacity of 600,000 tonnes.
China Shenhua has reached world-leading level in technologies for coal production and production safety, and outpaced its domestic peers in terms of low-emission coal-fired power generation, heavy-haul railway transportation and other technologies.