Europeans use water to power mills
Wood was used for energy from the beginning of time.
Richmond, VA starts coal mining for $
The US dug a well specifically to obtain gas in NY.
Coal was the dominant form of energy sources.
Windmills built in Persia to pump water and grind grain
The world's first geothermal plant is made in CA. https://alternativeenergy.procon.org/view.timeline.php?timelineID=000015
Petroleum products used for energy.