Energy sources

Events

Fossil fuels were used

1800

The first fossil fuels were being used in the mid 1700- 1800 during the industrial revolution.

biomass

1800

Biomass has been around since the first fire was made because wood was being burned

The first solar power was invented

1839

In 1839 Alexandre Edmond Becquerel discovered that sunlight can create energy and invented the first solar panel.

Electric telegraph

1844

Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph which was an early version of the telephone.

Thomas Edison invented the light bulb

1879

Thomas Edison invented the light bulb which is used a ton today and was one of the first sources of electricity.

Hydro power was invented

1882

The first hydro power was invented

The first electricity- generating wind turbine was invented.

1888

In Cleveland Ohio Charles F brush invented the wind turbine.

Geothermal

1904

Piero Ginori Conti invented the first geothermal vent used as an energy source.

Photoelectric cells

1923

Photoelectric cells is light being turned into energy.

tidal energy

1966

tidal energy is when the movement of the waves create energy.