On August 15, 2005, China Shenhua Energy joined Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Constitute Stock.
On August 23, 2007, China Shenhua Energy announced that it will issue not more than 1.8 billion A share to provide rooms for its parent company, China Shenhua Group, to inject the capital into it for its long-term development.
On October 9, 2007, China Shenhua Energy listed A share in the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The closed price at the first trading day was RMB$69.3, 87% higher than its IPO price, RMB$36.99.
In September 2009, Shenhua announced that over four years they will invest $39.5 billion in coal to increase their production.
In September 2010, the company agreed a contract with Mitsui & Co. in an extensive ranging cooperation in the coal industry from shipping and overseas mine development to effectiveness of coal usage and chemical manufacturing.
In December 2010, Shenhua invested $2 billion in the construction of a railway; 35 percent using its own capital and the remainder from bank lending.
In July 2011, Shenhua acquired a 40 percent stake in Mongolia's biggest coal project, with a Russian syndicate controlling 36 percent and Peabody Energy Corp of America owning the remaining 24 percent.