Babcock's motto is "A Sunshine State of Mind"
Yes, Babcock Ranch was the very first solar-powered town in the United States. They produce enough energy allowing homeowners to reduce their climate impact. Together with FPL, Florida Power and Light, their energy center consisits of 680,000 solar panels on more than 850 acres generating enough clean energy to power the town. In fact, their produce excess energy. They currently are home to the United States's largest solar-plus-storage facility. This allows for a reliable energy supply during the night and on cloudy days. This is accomplished with ten storage batteries that collectively hold 1 megawatt of power that can be used over 4 hours.
Babcock Ranch home owners enjoy health and wellness classes, fitness trails, retail stores at Founder's Square, Summer camp for kids, tennis, pickleball, playground, and the Cypress Lodge pool, game lawn, floating dock and so much more.