The Small Solar Panel is a power generation item and one of the Solar panels in Astroneer. It can be placed on a Platform, Vehicle, the Backpack, or directly on the ground, where it will create a Small Platform.
- Power Production Rate: 0.5 Units/s
- Small Solar Panels will only work when there is sunlight that is able to hit the panel. It will not work if there is terrain blocking direct view of the sun, or if underground.
- A Small Solar Panel will fill one bar of battery in 8 seconds.
- A Small Solar Panel produces the same as a Small Wind Turbine.
- It is 2x more power and space-efficient to fill a Medium Storage with eight Small Solar Panel than to use a single Medium Solar Panel. However, if the Storage is not flattened only half of the panels will receive sunlight.
A small solar panel and a (regular) Solar Panel for comparison.
A small solar panel in one of the side slots of the backpack.