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43.081784, -79.042946, Milestones:Adams Hydroelectric Generating Plant, 1895
 
43.081784, -79.042946, Milestones:Adams Hydroelectric Generating Plant, 1895
<div style="min-height: 100px;">Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A.
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<div style="min-height: 125px;">Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A.
 
Dedication: June 1990 - IEEE Buffalo Section
 
Dedication: June 1990 - IEEE Buffalo Section
 
Only the 1895 transformer house,(long, grey-roofed building in center of satellite photo) designed by the famous architects McKim, Mead and White, remains at the original location.  The entrance to the first Adams plant has been re-erected in the park on Goats Island (between the falls).  
 
Only the 1895 transformer house,(long, grey-roofed building in center of satellite photo) designed by the famous architects McKim, Mead and White, remains at the original location.  The entrance to the first Adams plant has been re-erected in the park on Goats Island (between the falls).  
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18.344424, -66.753144, Milestones:NAIC/Arecibo Radiotelescope, 1963
 
18.344424, -66.753144, Milestones:NAIC/Arecibo Radiotelescope, 1963
<div style="min-height: 100px;">Arecibo Observatory, Arecibo, Puerto Rico  
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<div style="min-height: 125px;">Arecibo Observatory, Arecibo, Puerto Rico  
 
Dedication: November 2001 - IEEE Puerto Rico & Caribbean Section
 
Dedication: November 2001 - IEEE Puerto Rico & Caribbean Section
 
The Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radiotelescope, was dedicated in 1963. Its design and implementation led to advances in the electrical engineering areas of antenna design, signal processing, and electronic instrumentation, and in the mechanical engineering areas of antenna suspension and drive systems. The drive system positions all active parts of the antenna with millimeter precision, regardless of temperature changes, enabling the telescope to maintain an accurate focus. Its subsequent operation led to advances in the scientific fields of radioastronomy, planetary studies, and space and atmospheric sciences.</div>  
 
The Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radiotelescope, was dedicated in 1963. Its design and implementation led to advances in the electrical engineering areas of antenna design, signal processing, and electronic instrumentation, and in the mechanical engineering areas of antenna suspension and drive systems. The drive system positions all active parts of the antenna with millimeter precision, regardless of temperature changes, enabling the telescope to maintain an accurate focus. Its subsequent operation led to advances in the scientific fields of radioastronomy, planetary studies, and space and atmospheric sciences.</div>  
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41.05154, -73.54225, Milestones:Alternating-Current Electrification of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, 1907
 
41.05154, -73.54225, Milestones:Alternating-Current Electrification of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, 1907
<div style="min-height: 100px;">Cos Cob, Connecticut, U.S.A.
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<div style="min-height: 125px;">Cos Cob, Connecticut, U.S.A.
 
Dedicated May 1982 - IEEE Connecticut Section
 
Dedicated May 1982 - IEEE Connecticut Section
 
(ASME National Historic Engineering Landmark, jointly designated with IEEE)  
 
(ASME National Historic Engineering Landmark, jointly designated with IEEE)  
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52.663857, -8.626772, Milestones:Shannon Scheme for the Electrification of the Irish Free State, 1929  
 
52.663857, -8.626772, Milestones:Shannon Scheme for the Electrification of the Irish Free State, 1929  
<div style="min-height: 100px;">Ardnacrusha Power Station, Ardnacrusha, County Limerick, Ireland
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<div style="min-height: 125px;">Ardnacrusha Power Station, Ardnacrusha, County Limerick, Ireland
 
Dedicated 29 July 2002.  IEEE United Kingdom/Republic of Ireland Section
 
Dedicated 29 July 2002.  IEEE United Kingdom/Republic of Ireland Section
 
(IEEE Milestone and ASCE International Historic Engineering Landmark)  
 
(IEEE Milestone and ASCE International Historic Engineering Landmark)  
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44.816528, 20.46369, Milestones:Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Electrical Pioneer  
 
44.816528, 20.46369, Milestones:Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Electrical Pioneer  
<div style="min-height: 100px;">Belgrade, Yugoslavia,  
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<div style="min-height: 125px;">Belgrade, Yugoslavia,  
 
Dedication: October 2006, IEEE Serbia Section  
 
Dedication: October 2006, IEEE Serbia Section  
 
On the 150th anniversary of his birth, the IEEE is pleased to recognize the seminal work of Nikola Tesla in the field of electrical engineering.  Among his many accomplishments, those that stand out are his innovative contributions to the applications of polyphase current to electric power systems, his pioneering work with electromagnetic waves, and his experiments with very high voltages. The Tesla Museum in Beograd is to be commended for its successful efforts to preserve artifacts and documents related to Tesla and to make them accessible to scholars throughout the world.</div>  
 
On the 150th anniversary of his birth, the IEEE is pleased to recognize the seminal work of Nikola Tesla in the field of electrical engineering.  Among his many accomplishments, those that stand out are his innovative contributions to the applications of polyphase current to electric power systems, his pioneering work with electromagnetic waves, and his experiments with very high voltages. The Tesla Museum in Beograd is to be commended for its successful efforts to preserve artifacts and documents related to Tesla and to make them accessible to scholars throughout the world.</div>  

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Innovation Map

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