March 27, 2019
Welcome to Babcock Ranch, the Sunshine State’s first solar-powered town
The Washington Post – Babcock Ranch is a groundbreaking concept that residents say they hope will catch on in other parts of Florida. The real energy engine is the solar field north of the town center, down a road sometimes blocked by foraging wood storks and herons. There, poised to capture enough energy to power about 15,000 homes, tilt 340,000 low-to-the-ground solar panels.