NAICS CODE 22112 - Electric Power Transmission, Control, and Distribution

Industry Sector

Utilities

Total Companies

4,983

Est. Employment

372,235

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating electric power transmission systems, controlling (i.e., regulating voltages) the transmission of electricity, and/or distributing electricity. The transmission system includes lines and transformer stations. These establishments arrange, facilitate, or coordinate the transmission of electricity from the generating source to the distribution centers, other electric utilities, or final consumers. The distribution system consists of lines, poles, meters, and wiring that deliver the electricity to final consumers.

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 22112 - Electric Power Transmission, Control, and Distribution that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in generating electric energy are classified in NAICS Code - 22111 - Electric Power Generation.