Item 1

Presentation of the approved Financial Statements of RWE Aktiengesellschaft and the Group for the financial year ended December 31, 2009, with the combined Review of Operations of RWE Aktiengesellschaft and the Group including the explanatory report by the Executive Board on takeover-related issues and on the material features of the internal control and risk management system, the proposal of the Executive Board for the appropriation of distributable profit, and the Supervisory Board Report for fiscal 2009.

The Supervisory Board approved the financial statements of RWE Aktiengesellschaft and the Group. The financial statements of RWE Aktiengesellschaft are thus adopted in accordance with Section 172, Sentence 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act. There is thus no need for a resolution to be passed by the Annual General Meeting.

Financial Statement RWE AG 2009

Annual report 2009

Explanatory report by the Executive Board of RWE AG on takeover-related issues (PDF) (PDF | 34 KB)

Explanatory report by the Executive Board on the material features of the internal control and risk management system (PDF)