Energy Use

Timeline created by ijustspilledmywater
  • Lightening Strikes the Kite

    On this day, Benjamin Franklin tied a key to the end of a kite string He figured out that ligthening was just electricity.
  • Discovery of Natural Gas

    This was the day that natural gas was discovered.
  • Modern Oil Industry

    Discovery of oil fields in Texas
  • Standard OIl Disolved by US Congress

    COmpany had a monopoly
  • Geothermal

    First Geothermal power plant
  • Wind Turbines

    First wind turbines
  • Hoover dam

    The Hoover Dam is completed
  • Natural Gas

    First federal regulation of natural gas industry
  • Controlled Nuclear Reaction

    First controlled Nuclear cahin reaction
  • First Nuclear Power Plant