NAICS Code 221117 - Biomass Electric Power Generation

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating biomass electric power generation facilities. These facilities use biomass (e.g., wood, waste, alcohol fuels) to produce electric energy. The electric energy produced in these establishments is provided to electric power transmission systems or to electric power distribution systems.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 221117 - Biomass Electric Power Generation is a final level code of the “Utilities” Sector.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 221117 - Biomass Electric Power Generation are:

  • Biomass electric power generation
  • Electric power generation, biomass
  • Power generation, biomass

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 221117 - Biomass Electric Power Generation that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in operating trash disposal incinerators that also generate electricity are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 562213 - Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators..