NAICS CODE 221122 - Electric Power Distribution

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This U.S. industry comprises electric power establishments primarily engaged in either (1) operating electric power distribution systems (i.e., consisting of lines, poles, meters, and wiring) or (2) operating as electric power brokers or agents that arrange the sale of electricity via power distribution systems operated by others.


NAICS Code 221122 - Electric Power Distribution is a final level code of the “Utilities” Sector. There are 4,983 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 358,516 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 221122 - Electric Power Distribution are:

  • Distribution of electric power
  • Electric power brokers
  • Electric power distribution systems


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 221122 - Electric Power Distribution that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: