Energy Timeline

  • First Electric Battery Invented

    First Electric Battery Invented
    The first electric battery was in invented by Alessandro Volta
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  • Electric Motor Invented

    Electric Motor Invented
    The first electric motor was invented which is used in most applinces today
  • electric telegraph

    electric telegraph
    Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph
  • Incandescent light bulb invented

    Incandescent light bulb invented
    The incandescent light bulb was invented by Thomas Eddison
  • Electric Streetcar

    Electric Streetcar
    The electric streetcar was invented by E.W. v. Siemens
  • Hydroelectric Plants Opened

    Hydroelectric Plants Opened
    Between 40 to 50 hydroelectric plants were operating in the United States and in Canada
  • Electricity Replaced Natural Gas

    Electricity Replaced Natural Gas
    Electricity began to replace natural gas for lighting purposes.
  • First Electron Discovered

    First Electron Discovered
    Electron discovered by Joseph John Thomson.
  • Electric Air Conditioning

    Electric Air Conditioning
    Electric air conditioning was invented
  • Windmill Companies Went Under

    Windmill Companies Went Under
    Most windmill companies in the United States went out of business.