Babcock Ranch was recently featured on the Washington Post website in a story titled Running on the Sun. Janine Zeitlin visited Babcock Ranch and got to witness a day-in-the-life at Babcock Ranch on a Friday night. The autonomous shuttle was parked for the night, but the town square was otherwise hopping. Kids in tie-dyed shirts […]
Babcock Ranch was recently featured in a segment on WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta, which dubbed our town as the ‘way of the future.’ “Channel 2’s consumer adviser, Clark Howard, is passionate about solar power. So, when he heard about Babcock Ranch, the first solar-powered town in America, he needed to see it for himself.” To […]
Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour recently did a profile on Babcock Ranch as a part of an ongoing series “Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.” In an attempt to “do it the right way,” developer Syd Kitson is building Babcock Ranch, an 18,000-acre planned community just north of Ft. Meyers, with hope that […]
BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2018) – Former Gov. Jeb Bush joined Syd Kitson, elected officials, and community and education leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the new Babcock Neighborhood School in Babcock Ranch. The school, completed two years ahead of schedule to meet growing demand after BNS’s initial year of operation, features a […]
The ReCharge Juice Co. at Babcock Ranch will celebrate its official grand opening on Saturday, July 21, with activities from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. that are free of charge and open to the public. Located in Lee Health’s Healthy Life Center in Founder’s Square, ReCharge Juice Co. offers 100 percent raw juice mixes. To […]
Fox News reporter, Phil Keating reports on the progress of the development that hopes to become America’s first self-sustaining city, Babcock Ranch. It’s now the country’s first, fully solar city. A dream starting to come true for new residents, like Josh and Jasmin Day. To watch the full segment click here.
Babcock Ranch’s clean energy efforts were taken to the next level when FPL created the largest solar-plus-storage system operating in the U.S. today. Each of the ten large gray steel battery storage units at the FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center can store 1 megawatt of power and discharge for 4 hours. The adjacent 440 […]