Essen, 27 December 2007This pressinformation is more than two years old

Voting rights announcement RW Energie-Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG according to article 26, section 1 WpHG [Securities Trading Act]

Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG [Securities Trading Act] with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

On December 21, 2007, RW Energie-Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany, informed us pursuant to Sec. 21, Para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG), that its share of voting rights in RWE Aktiengesellschaft, Essen, Germany, through shares exceeded the threshold of 15 % for voting rights as of December 20, 2007. Its share of voting rights amounts to a rounded 16.089% (corresponding to 84,212,447 bearer shares, which equal 84,212,447 votes).
Furthermore, RWEB Verwaltungs GmbH, Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany, informed us pursuant to Sec. 21, Para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of voting rights in RWE Aktiengesellschaft, Essen, Germany, fell below the thresholds of 10%, 5% and 3% for voting rights in RWE Aktiengesellschaft’s through shares as of December 10, 2007. On December 10, 2007, its share of voting rights amounted to 0% (corresponding to 0 bearer shares, which equal 0 votes).

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