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

Invention of the Leyden Jar

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

Seattle Builds Underground Hydroelectric Plant

First underground hydroelectric plant was built in Snoqualmie Falls Continue reading

Electrically Lit Store

incandescent Swan lamps were installed in a draper’s shop in 1882, at Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Continue reading