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Floridian Fully Solar Community Kept Lights On Through Hurricane Ian

Updated: Feb 13, 2023

Babcock Ranch is totally next level; it's like an oasis in the Sunshine State. It bills itself as "America's first solar-powered town," and that's not just your standard marketing ploy. The nearby solar array consist of an incredible 700,000 panels, powering more electricity than 2,000 homes can use.

And on top of that, it's built to withstand Florida weather

Thick walls and native landscaping mean wind and flood damage won't even be a factor. Plus, many residents have installed extra panels and battery systems for added protection when the lights go out. We’re going to see this trend catch on fast all over the U.S., but Babcock Ranch is blazing the trail for now.

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