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The Detroit Edison Company

Company Deal4,000,000 shares of common stock ($10 par value)
Transaction TypeCommon Stock
Deal DescriptionThe Detroit Edison Company used the net proceeds from this transaction in connection with its construction program, including the repayment of short-term borrowings incurred for such purpose. In order to meet increased demands for electric service, the company formulated a long-range construction program, which provided for an increase of system capacity. The 1971 construction program included three additional generating plants, the construction of transmission and distribution lines and substations, new business extensions, the construction of other production plant, additional peaking units, environmental quality control expenditures, and other property and equipment.
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