The increasing demand of energy

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  • Steam machine

    Steam machine
    James Watt deeloped the design of the steam engine with support from Matthew Boulton.
  • Liverpool and manchester railway

    Liverpool and manchester railway
    The railway was created to connect the major industrial city of Manchester and with the nearest deep water port at Liverpool.This event is significant because it was the first locomotive-hauled railway to connect two major cities, and the first to provide a programmed passenger service.
  • oil well in titusville

    oil well in titusville
    The Drake well located in the state of Pennsylvania at the nothwest of the U.S. it's the first commercial oil well in the United States. The importance of it is that it caused prompt additional drilling, thus establishing a supply of petroleum in sufficient quantity to support business enterprises of magnitude.
  • Menlo Park

    Menlo Park
  • First electric tain

    First electric tain
    The first electric train was built by chemist Robert Davidson of Aberdeen, and it was powered by galvanic cells (batteries). It was presented by Werner von Siemens at Berlin in 1879.
  • street lighting in Salamanca

    street lighting in Salamanca
    The first street light in Salamanca was in the main square in 1884 by the company “La Electricista Salmantina” by Carlos Luna and the former mayor Wenceslao Muñoz.
  • World's first automobile

    World's first automobile
    The first automobile was developed by Carl Benz in Mannheim, germany.It is important because It was the first automobile entirely designed as such to generate its own power, not simply a motorized stage coach or horse carriage
  • Niagara falls

    Niagara falls
    The adam's plant is one of the first hydroelectric power plants.It's based on Tesla's 25 Hz AC power system. Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse built the first hydroelectric power plant andstarted the electrification of the world".
  • Obnisk

    The first nuclear power station was built in Obninsk,in the european part of Russia.It's the first nuclear power plant that produced electricity
  • Spain's first nuclear power plant

    Spain's first nuclear power plant
    Spain's first nuclear power plant is located in Almonacid de Zorita, Guadalajara in the centre of Spain.
  • Chernobyl

    In the year 1986 happended an accident in a nuclear plant in Ukraine. It is significant because is the only accident in the history of commercial nuclear power to cause fatalities from radiation.