Electric Inventions... (Nick Weidner)

Electrical inventions were a vital part of the development of our society.

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First power system isolated from Edison.

1880

First power system isolated from Edison.

Highest voltage transmission line 60 Kilovolt.

1900

Highest voltage transmission line 60 Kilovolt.

Ernest R. Rutherford measured the electric charge within atom.

1910

Ernest R. Rutherford measured the distribution of an electric charge within the atom.

First U.S. station to only burn pulverized coal is opened

1920

First U.S. station to only burn pulverized coal is opened

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) established.

1933

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) established.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is formed.

1970

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is formed. The Water and Environmental Quality Act is passed. The Clean Air Act of 1970 is passed.

The first U.S. windfarm is opened.

1980

The first U.S. windfarm is opened.

Clean Air Act amendments mandate additional pollution controls.

1990

Clean Air Act amendments mandate additional pollution controls.

Electricity marketed on Internet.

1999

Electricity marketed on Internet.

Chevrolet Volt - Breakthrough Electric Vehicle at NYC

2010

Chevrolet Volt - Breakthrough Electric Vehicle at NYC