Babcock Ranch featured in The Hill
As Hurricane Ian made its way to southwestern Florida on Sept. 28, Mark Wilkerson put up his metal hurricane shutters, locked his door and hunkered down to wait out the Category 4 storm.
Wilkerson’s home, in the center of the entirely solar-powered town of Babcock Ranch, was made for this. But he still feared the worst.
As Ian’s 150-mile-per-hour winds swept through the neighborhood, Wilkerson’s home creaked so loudly he wasn’t sure if the house would make it through the 10 hours of whipping winds in one piece.
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