Can I transport energy from reactors in remote locations?

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PartyFlava

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I just played the first mission with guppies.

I noticed that if I build a reactor on a remote island, since it's not connected to my network, it has no effect.

Is there a way to get the energy from that reactor? Or is it pointless to build reactors in remote locations?



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Reply #1 on: March 03, 2017, 09:17:41 pm
If a Collector or Reactor is disconnected from a CN, it generates no energy. Collectors retain some use as a cheap connection. A Reactor has no such benefit.

If you fly/drop in a CN, or build a connection, it will start to work.

On a related note, Ore mines can supply Ore to Guppy bases and these can ship it back to base. You will need a Collector, Relay or landed (not on-pad) Guppy to provide a connection between the structures.

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Reply #2 on: March 04, 2017, 02:29:01 pm
Thanks.

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... or build a connection, it will start to work.

By "build a connection" you mean back to a command node, right? I think that's what you mean, just making sure. The reactor here doesn't generate anything, for example, even though I built a connection to a disjoint collector:




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Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 03:12:26 pm
Correct. It needs to connect to a CN

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