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Otto von Guericke invented a machine that produced static electricity

1660

Stephen Gray's discovery of the conduction of electricity

1729

Pieter van Musschenbroekin invented the first electrical capicitor

1745

Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod

1752

first electric battery invented by Alessandro Volta

1800

First energy utility in US founded

1816

First electric motor invented by Michael faraday

1821

Ohms law written

1826

First electric vehicle was made

1835

First industrial electric motors

1837

telephone invented by Alexander Bell

1870

First commercial power company opens in San Fransicso

1879

electric transformer invented.

1883

Steam turbine invented by Charles Parsons

1884

AC alternator invented by Nikoli Tesla

1888