Definition: Electric utility

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Electric utility

A corporation, agency, or other legal entity that owns and/or operates facilities for the generation, transmission, distribution or sale of electricity primarily for use by the public. Also known as a power provider.[1][2]

Wikipedia Definition


Also Known As
Power provider
Related Terms
ElectricityElectricity generationElectric gridtransmission lineselectricity generationtransmission line
References
  1. http://205.254.135.24/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=E#el_utility
  2. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/site_administration/glossary.html#Z