10 Key Historical Energy Events

Events

Benjamin franklin Publishes: Experiments and Observations on Electricity

1751

Humphry Davy invented the first electric lightbulb

1802

Alexandre Edmond Becquerel discovers that you can use sunlight to produce electricity

1839

James Francis develops the first modern water turbine

1849

Charles F. Brush invents first electricity making wind turbine

1888

Hoover Dam copleted

1935

Russel Ohl invents the first solar cell

1941