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Factorio small solar panel layout.
0 84 is the standard if you are building exactly the amount of power you need a little bit less than 0 84 means you have more solar panels which is good if you are planning to build too many of both and a little bit more than 0 84 means that you have more accumulators which is.
The number of accumulators divided by the number of solar panels.
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The first calculation is your accu solar ratio.
This layout has 170 accumulators and 196 panels.
The ideal ratio is 0 84 accumulators panel.
During daylight hours every panel provides the maximum power level 60kw.
Plop a sub station down and fill it with solar pannels.
It s small so it conforms to land well.
Solar panels are an unlimited source of free energy that produce no pollution.
This means one solar panel produces an average of 42 kw over one day and night cycle.
I leave a space to walk between.
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But the ratio is off it s 26 accumulators and 32 panels for a ratio of 0 8125.
Generated power will increase decrease linearly during dusk and dawn and no power is produced at night.
Something to consider is that many people like replacing a solar panel with a radar in.
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When you fill in this 22x18 area with panels and accumulators it looks like this.
Solar panels and accumulators optimal ratio.
People get fancy with this.
Overall this design has a continuous power rating excluding roboport drain of 8 232mw.
Lets you walk through it.
With the world slowly moving to the much dreaded energy crisis it is important that we reduce our dependency on non renewable sources of energy.
There are either 5 36 extra accumulators or 6 38 missing solar panels.
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Uses cheap components substations and medium towers are expensive.
This way solar panels can spill over two of the sides making each substation cover effectively a 22x18 area rather than 18x18.
Imo smartest way to do this is with the small power poles.
The optimal ratio is 0 84 21 25 accumulators per solar panel and 23 8 solar panels per megawatt required by your factory this ratio accounts for solar panels needed to charge the accumulators this means that you need 1 428 mw of production of solar panels and 100mj of storage to provide 1 mw of power over one day night cycle.