U.S Energy

By kabir
  • Electricity is invented

    Electricity is invented
    William Gilbert wrote about electricity and coined the term itself
  • Magnetic Declination

    Magnetic Declination
    Henry Gellibrand ascertains that magnetic declination changes over time. (exact date unknown)
  • Conduction

    Stephen Gray discovers how electricity is conducted. (exact date unknown)
  • Electric Motor

    Electric Motor
    Michael Faraday invents the first electric motor.
  • The Lightbulb

    The Lightbulb
    Thomas Edison uses contributions made by others to perfect the incandescent lightbulb.
  • Solar Panels

    Solar Panels
    The first photovolatic cell(solar panel) is built by Charles Fritts
  • Hydroelectricity

    The first fully submerged hydroelectric plant is built in Maryland
  • Apliances

    The first refrigerators and washing machines became available.
  • Nuclear Energy

    Nuclear Energy
    The world's first large-scale nuclear power plant opens in Cumbria, England
  • Fossil Fuels

    Fossil Fuels
    Fossil Fuels make up 86.4 percent of the world's primary energy consumption.