NAICS 5 Digit Industry 22111

Industry 22111

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 22111 – Electric Power Generation

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 22111: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating electric power generation facilities. These facilities convert other forms of energy, such as water power (i.e., hydroelectric), fossil fuels, nuclear power, and solar power, into electrical energy. The establishments in this industry produce electric energy and provide electricity to transmission systems or to electric power distribution systems.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 22111

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 22111. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in operating trash incinerators that also generate electricity are classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 22111

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 22111. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Biomass electric power generation
  • Electric power generation, biomass
  • Electric power generation, fossil fuel (e.g., coal, oil, gas)
  • Electric power generation, geothermal
  • Electric power generation, hydroelectric
  • Electric power generation, nuclear
  • Electric power generation, solar
  • Electric power generation, tidal
  • Electric power generation, wind
  • Geothermal electric power generation
  • Hydroelectric power generation
  • Power generation, biomass
  • Power generation, fossil fuel (e.g., coal, gas, oil), electric
  • Power generation, geothermal
  • Power generation, hydroelectric
  • Power generation, nuclear electric
  • Power generation, solar electric
  • Power generation, tidal electric
  • Power generation, wind electric
  • Solar farms

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 22: Utilities
    • Subsector 221: Utilities
      • Industry Group 2211: Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
        • Industry 22111: Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221111: Hydroelectric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221112: Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221113: Nuclear Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221114: Solar Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221115: Wind Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221116: Geothermal Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221117: Biomass Electric Power Generation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 221118: Other Electric Power Generation

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