De Moleyns Patented the Incandescent Lamp

Frederick de Moleyns patented the incandescent lamp in 1841. Continue reading

First Alkaline Dry Cell Battery

American inventor, Thomas Alva Edison developed the alkaline dry cell battery in West Orange, NJ, USA in 1914. Continue reading

Edison Electric Light Company

Edison Electric Light Company located at 65 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, USA became incorporated on October 15, 1878. Continue reading

Russian Developed Electric Rail and Street Lamps

Russian electrical engineer Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov developed electric rail and street lamps as commissioned by the Russian government as a means of illuminating the Continue reading

Invention of the Leyden Jar

German Ewald Georg von Kleist, invented an electricity storage device called the Leyden jar (Leiden), in 1745. Continue reading

Power Plant Using Solar Cells Built in Utah

The first power plant using photovoltaic solar cells was dedicated by Governor Scott Matheson at Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah, USA, Continue reading

Seattle Builds Underground Hydroelectric Plant

First underground hydroelectric plant was built in Snoqualmie Falls Continue reading