North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

22 - Utilities

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating electric, gas and water utilities. These establishments generate, transmit, control and distribute electric power; distribute natural gas; treat and distribute water; operate sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities; and provide related services, generally through a permanent infrastructure of lines, pipes and treatment and processing facilities.

221 - UtilitiesUS

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating electric, gas and water utilities. These establishments generate, transmit, control and distribute electric power; distribute natural gas; treat and distribute water; operate sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities; and provide related services, generally through a permanent infrastructure of lines, pipes and treatment and processing facilities.

2211 - Electric power generation, transmission and distribution

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in the generation of bulk electric power, transmission from generating facilities to distribution centres, and/or distribution to end users.

22111 - Electric power generationUS

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the generation of bulk electric power, by hydraulic energy, fossil fuels, nuclear energy or other processes.

  • Exclusion(s)

    • transmitting and/or distributing electric power (See 22112 Electric power transmission, control and distribution)
    • manufacturing batteries for the storage of electricity (See 335910 Battery manufacturing)
    • operating incinerators that generate electricity (See 562210 Waste treatment and disposal)
    • concurrent generation of steam and electricity, co-generation (classified according to the primary activity of the establishment operated)
22112 - Electric power transmission, control and distributionUS

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the transmission, distribution or control of electric power.

  • Exclusion(s)

    • generation of electric power (See 22111 Electric power generation)
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