https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrification

Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of ..... Rural areas were electrified first in Europe, and in the US the Rural Electric Administration, established in 1935 brought electrification to rural areas. .... While electrification of cities and homes has existed since the late 19th  ...

https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/how-the-1920s-thought-electricity-would-transform-farms-510917940

Jun 3, 2013 ... By 1929, nearly 68 percent of American homes were electrified. But, if you don't count farms, about 85 percent of Americans had electricity by ...

https://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/rural-electrification

Feb 12, 2016 ... By 1932 only about 10% of rural America was electrified, and about half of those people had to buy their own country-home power plants. ... the REA made loans to electric cooperatives that were repaid over 30 years. Country ...

https://www.quora.com/When-did-American-homes-get-electricity

I was curious about the trend after that, so I did a search and found this ... due to Franklin Roosevelt's Rural Electrification Act — something ...

https://edisontechcenter.org/HistElectPowTrans.html

"Small" systems were sold to factories around the world, both in urban areas, and remote undeveloped areas for industrial/mining use. Thomas Edison, Charles ...

http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=2971

Today it keeps our factories running—as well as the telecommunications industry , the appliances in our homes, and the lifesaving equipment in our hospitals.

https://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre1926083000

If individual home lighting plants be included, about five and a half per cent of the farms ... These plans were first adopted on a wide scale in 1920, and by 1925 ...

https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/what-does-it-take-to-electrify-everything-in-your-home

Apr 2, 2018 ... A California family's journey to fully electrify their home. ... That was done at a time when we were leveraging coal-fired generation to power ...

https://livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe40s/life_26.html

The REA, Rural Electrification Administration, began in the 1930s, but it took time ... farms were "hooked up," and electricity replaced kerosene lanterns in homes ...

https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/history-electricity/

From long shot science experiments to an essential element in modern life, learn more about the complete history of electricity.