2012 Edition

national industry 221122

Electric Power Distribution


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.

The immediate parent of national industry 221122 is international industry 22112: Electric Power Transmission, Control, and Distribution

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Generating electric energy:are classified in Industry 22111, Electric Power Generation; and
  • Transmitting electricity between generating sources or distribution centers:are classified in U.S. Industry 221121, Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 221122 -
2007 221122 -
2012 221122 -
2017 221122 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 221122, Electric Power Distribution:

  1. combination utility not otherwise classified
  2. electric and other service combined
  3. electric light or power company
  4. electric light or power company not otherwise classified
  5. electric light or power company not otherwise classified electric bulk power transmission and control
  6. electric light power company
  7. electric power distribution
  8. electric power generation transmission and distribution
  9. electric power transmission control and distribution
  10. electric service
  11. power electric light company
  12. utility


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