This Florida City Is 100% Solar-Powered And Still Waiting For Residents

About 343,000 sun-hungry panels fuel Babcock Ranch, where residents are just starting to move in. Babcock Ranch offers a town-size rejoinder to those who say solar power can’t scale. In the suburbs of Fort Myers in South Florida, Babcock is meant to become America’s first city fueled entirely by the sun, thanks to its 75-megawatt array of solar panels. Only two families have moved in so far, but students from nearby towns have already filled the first of several planned schools, and the footprint includes plans for 19,500 homes and about 50,000 residents. 

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"Only two families have moved in so far".... What a city?! 

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I'm going. Two families sounds about right for my tolerance of other human beings. Joke aside, it sounds like it's a town in the making, right? So people are probably reluctant for lack of all sorts of infrastructure. Can't see any other explanation...

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It might be a good solution for people in retirement to spend the rest of their lives in peace. 

 

 

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