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Annual General Meeting 2019

Service & contact

We are happy to answer your questions on our Annual General Meeting

Just call us or write an e-mail.

Investor Relations Team

F+49 201 5179 420 042


We have provided directions to help you arrive comfortably at this year’s Annual General Meeting and Preferred Shareholders Meeting at the Grugahalle, Messeplatz 2 (formerly Norbertstraße 2), 45131 Essen, Germany.

Organisational remarks

The doors to the Annual General Meeting open at 8.00 a.m. (official start of the event: 10.00 a.m.). We kindly ask of your understanding for the safety precautions we will be taking in the entrance area.

The Preferred Shareholders Meeting taking place this year will begin after Annual General Meeting, but not before 05.00 p.m.

Useful information for guests arriving by public transport

VRR tickets
The ticket to the Annual General Meeting entitles you to free transportation to and from RWE's Annual General Meeting in Essen on any bus, train or tram line operated by Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR, local transport association) throughout the association’s operating area. 

The U-Bahn (tram) stop “Messe Ost/Gruga” (tram line U11) is located directly opposite the main entrance.

Tips for visitors arriving by car

Via the A 52 motorway
Coming from Bochum or Düsseldorf, please take exit No. 27 (Essen-Haarzopf), or No. 28 (Essen-Rüttenscheid). Follow Norbertstraße for about 880 metres, then turn left onto Messeplatz. After about 30 metres, the entrance to parking lot P1 is to your right.

Via the B 224 rural route
Coming from downtown Essen or the A 40, turn right into Norbertstraße, and right again after about 110 metres onto Messeplatz. After about 30 metres, the entrance to parking lot P1 is to your right.

For detailed directions, click on the link below: 

Frequently asked Questions

We have put together the answers to some frequently asked questions for you here:

  • What dividend will be proposed for fiscal 2018?

    The Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of RWE Aktiengesellschaft will propose to the Annual General Meeting on 3 May 2019 to pay a dividend of EUR 0.70 per share for fiscal 2018.

    Based on the current 614,745,499 million dividend-bearing RWE shares, this results in a dividend payout of roughly EUR 430 million.

FAQs regarding the conversion of preferred shares to common shares:

Technical information

All documents are available in PDF format. Please use the Acrobat Reader to open and read the documents.

You can play back the recording of the Annual General Meeting with Real Player or Windows Media Player.

To use the web-based authorisation system, you must make sure your browser supports SSL encryption. If your browser does not support this feature, you can download the latest versions of

Microsoft Internet Explorer.

The authorisation system will be opened in a separate window. If this does not happen, please ensure that your browser’s pop-up blocker is configured to allow this access. For details, please consult your browser’s online help.

We have set up a toll-free hotline and e-mail service through which you can ask questions on the web-based authorisation system:

National Hotline
T0800 1016146 *
* Starting 12 April 2019. Available daily from 08:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

International Hotline
T00800 10161460 *
* Starting 12 April 2019. Available daily from 08:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Service Mail

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