Solar Array

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Solar Array Solar Array
Solar Array.jpg
Tier Extra Large
Group Power
Type Module
Crafted at Icon Large Printer.png Large Printer
Recipe 1x Icon Copper.png Copper
1x Icon Glass.png Glass
1x Icon Plastic.png Plastic
1x Icon Graphene.png Graphene
Byte Cost 6,250 Bytes

The Solar Array is a power module in Astroneer. It requires sunlight to provide power.

Unlike the Medium Solar Panel, the Solar Array isn't required to be placed on a platform.

Source[edit | edit source]

Output Input Module
Icon Solar Array.png Solar Array Icon Copper.png Copper
Icon Glass.png Glass
Icon Plastic.png Plastic
Icon Graphene.png Graphene
Icon Large Printer.png Large Printer

Uses[edit | edit source]

  • Power Production Rate: 8 Units/s
  • Solar Arrays are cheaper than RTGs, but are absolutely not portable due to being T3-sized objects even when packaged.
  • In comparison to RTGs, Solar Arrays are an ideal match to bases which already have lots of Batteries for power storage, since they don't provide power at night.
  • Solar Arrays are ostensibly the best power producer for locations with permanent or frequent sunlight.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • It produces twice as much power as a player-made RTG (4 U/s).
  • The Solar array is 16x as powerful as the Small Solar and 4x as much as the Medium Solar.

See also[edit | edit source]