Fun Facts About Electricity!

York Electrical Services in Fort Collins is your honest and professional local electrician! We can help with all your upcoming electrical needs. We offer free estimates, so you know exactly what you can expect from us from day one. Not to mention we love what we do! Here are a few fun facts about electricity:

  • It travels more than 186,000 miles per second, which is the speed of light.
  • A single spark of static electricity measures up to 3,000 volts.
  • In comparison, a bolt of lightning can measure up to 3 million volts in under a second.
  • Electricity can be made from many sources such as wind, sun, and water.
  • Electricity will always find the easiest path to the ground.
  • The first power plant was owned by Thomas Edison in New York City in 1882.
  • Thomas Edison invented more than 2,000 new products, including almost everything needed for us to use electricity in our homes: switches, fuses, sockets and meters.
  • Benjamin Franklin didn’t discover electricity, but he did prove that lightning is a form of electrical energy.

Call us today! We look forward to doing business with you. We offer military and senior discounts too.


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