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Thales of Miletus writes about amber becoming charged when rubbed together

600 B.C.

Otto von Guericke invents a machine that produces static electricity

1660

Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning rod

1752

Alessandro Volta invents the first battery

1800

D.F. Arago invented the elctrogmagnet

1820

Ohms Law is written

1826

First industrial electic motors

1837

First fuel cell invented by Sir WIlliam Robert Grove

1839

Telephone invented by Alexander Bell

1870

First comercial power station opens in San Francisco

1879

Steam turbine invented by Charles Parsons

1884

AC alternator invented by Nikoli Tesla

1888

Electrons discovered by JJ Thompson

1897

Electric refridgerator invented

1913

The transistor is invented

1947

First US wind farm opened

1980