This polygon shapefile represents electricity distribution service territories in the United States. Data includes owner information, operator information, and the service territory type. This layer is from Winter Quarter 2016. This layer is intended to assist users in locating and analyzing electricity distribution data in the United States and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data. Hart Energy Publishing.(2016). Electricity Distribution Service Territories, United States, Winter 2016. Hart Energy Publishing. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/yt070pn3749 This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.