Advanced Solar Panel

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Advanced Solar Panel
Advanced Solar Panel.png
Advanced Solar Panel
Mod

Galacticraft

Type

Power

Tool

A wooden pickaxe or better is required to mine this block

Stackable

Yes (64)

Advanced Solar Panel is a device that can be placed to generate energy from the sunlight.

Since the advanced panel can adjust its rotation to the sun's current position, it allows for better energy production, as it is generating an optimal amount of energy throughout the day, unlike the Basic Solar Panel.

It consists of a base block, a pole and a solar array that is 3x3 in size. When placed on flat land solar arrays need at least 2 block between each other.

An advanced solar panel

Energy Production Rates

The Advanced Solar Panel is affected by environment conditions. Rains and snowfall can block the sunlight and shut down the panels. But also, the environment can offer better or worse sunlight supply, for example, in an airless environment like the Moon provides more sunlight than on Overworld.

Below is a list of maximum energy generation per dimension with environmental boost between parentheses, at 12:00 (noon):


Tip: To know how many solar panels you need to install, sum all energy power (kW) demanded by the machines in your base/installations, then multiply this total by 2 (because the solar panels work only during daytime) and then divide it by the energy generation of one solar panel plus 1 or 2 solar panels for safety.

Note: You do not get any generation from Solar Panels during the night.

Crafting Recipe

Galacticraft 2:

Compressed Steel Full Solar Panel Compressed Steel Grid layout Arrow (small).png Advanced Solar Panel
Compressed Steel Flag Pole Compressed Steel
Heavy Aluminum Wire Advanced Wafer Heavy Aluminum Wire



Galacticraft 1:

Steel Plate Full Solar Panel Steel Plate Grid layout Arrow (small).png Advanced Solar Panel
Steel Plate Flag Pole Steel Plate
Copper Wire Advanced Circuit Copper Wire