Video: The History of Electricity in Australia

3 min

The future of electricity looks extremely bright but what about the past? Take a ride in the AEMO time machine back to 1863 to see Australian electricity’s humble beginnings and its journey to the present day. Great Scott!

Check out our new kinetic animation which explores the electricity timeline in Australia from the lighting of the first arc lamp in the 19th century to the construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in 2017. 
For more great videos, podcasts and articles about the Australian energy industry check out our Energy Explained section. 
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