View source for Category:History & heritage ← Category:History & heritage You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: You are not allowed to execute the action you have requested. You can view and copy the source of this page. Although it is association of cutting-edge members, [[IEEE History|IEEE’s roots]] go back to 1884 when electricity was just beginning to become a major force in society. There was one major established electrical industry, the [[Telegraph|telegraph]], which—beginning in the 1840s—had come to connect the world with a communications system faster than the speed of transportation. A second major area had only barely gotten underway—electric power and light, originating in [[Thomas Alva Edison|Thomas Edison]]’s inventions and his pioneering [[Pearl Street Station|Pearl Street Station]] in New York. [[Category:IEEE]] Return to Category:History & heritage. Retrieved from "https://ethw.org/Category:History_%26_heritage"