The first fossil fuels were being used in the mid 1700- 1800 during the industrial revolution.
Biomass has been around since the first fire was made because wood was being burned
In 1839 Alexandre Edmond Becquerel discovered that sunlight can create energy and invented the first solar panel.
Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph which was an early version of the telephone.
Thomas Edison invented the light bulb which is used a ton today and was one of the first sources of electricity.
The first hydro power was invented
In Cleveland Ohio Charles F brush invented the wind turbine.
Piero Ginori Conti invented the first geothermal vent used as an energy source.
Photoelectric cells is light being turned into energy.
tidal energy is when the movement of the waves create energy.