:) Energy Use In The U.S.

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  • B. Franklin Discovers Electricity :)

    B. Franklin Discovers Electricity :)
    Ben Franklin proved that static electricity and lightning were the same, by tying a key onto a kite string during a storm.
  • 1st Electric Battery

    1st Electric Battery
    First electric battery invented by Alessandro Volta.
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  • 1st Electric Motor

    1st Electric Motor
    1821 The first electric motor was invented by Michael Faraday.
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  • Ohm's Law

    Ohm's Law
    Georg Ohm defined the relationship between power, voltage, current and resistance in “Ohms Law.”
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  • 1st Fuel Cell

    1st Fuel Cell
    Sir William Robert Grove developed the first fuel cell, a device that produces electrical energy by combining hydrogen and oxygen.
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  • Electric Streetcar

    Electric Streetcar
    The electric streetcar was invented by E.W. v. Siemens.
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  • Electrons Discovered

    Electrons Discovered
    Electron discovered by Joseph John Thomson.
  • World's 1st Turbine Station

    World's 1st Turbine Station
    World’s first all turbine station in Chicago.
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  • Hoover Dam

    Hoover Dam
    Hoover Dam was completed.
    (Boulder Dam)
  • 1st Nuclear Power Plant for U.S.

    1st Nuclear Power Plant for U.S.
    Shippingport Reactor in Pennsylvania was the first nuclear power plant to provide electricity to customers in the U.S.