Medium Wind Turbine

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Medium Wind Turbine
Wind Turbine.png
Details
Tier Medium
Group Power
Type Module
Recipe 2x Aluminum
Crafted at Printer
Research Yes

The Medium Wind Turbine is a Power source that can be placed on two adjacent slots of a Module or a Vehicle. Just like the smaller Wind Vane, it generates power from the Wind, but will not generate power during a storm. Presumably this is because real life wind turbines will lock the rotors to prevent damage from spinning too fast.

Note: A moving vehicle does not "produce" wind. Wind only depends on the location and weather.

Production[edit | edit source]

A turbine produce 1 units/sec, or 4 secs/bar worth of energy: twice as much power as a small wind turbine and half of a large Solar Panel. When placed on a Module, a turbine will fill one column of battery in 4 seconds. So for instance, the 8-bar battery of a Vehicle Bay will be filled by one turbine in 32 seconds.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

The Medium Wind Turbine can be crafted in the Printer, using 2 pieces of Aluminium.

Other Facts[edit | edit source]

The Wind Turbine also functions in space, though this is believed to be a bug.

They are useful for powering rovers and some bases in the large caves because the caves usually have drafts of wind. This is not a bug.

See Also[edit | edit source]

Medium Wind Turbine and Small Wind Turbine for comparison