Brief History of the Development of the Energy Source
Throughout history, mankind have figured out how to extract and use different energy sources for their benefits. The discovery of fire, animal dung and charcoal has helped in giving a quick source of heat. But how did we go from using fire to harnessing the power of wind and fossil fuel? Here’s a timeline and brief history of the development of the energy source. The worldwide demand for energy in its variety of forms will keep growing, ignited by the growth of population and industrialization of several developing countries. See also How Hydroelectric Power Works and How Oil is Formed.