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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Electric Substation.

Electric Substations distribute electricity from Power Plants and Wind Turbines to more distant locations.

Description

Trash may appear around it.

In-Game Text

Description:

"Your Power Plant has a limited range. The substation extends the coverage of your electric grid and probably helps Ramon watch the soccer game with his aged Russian tube."

Rollover:

"A small station that increases the coverage of the electric grid."

Strategy

Place on the edge of existing powered grid to extend its range. power_radius=25,000(~500 feet) is its measured range by lua file which seems to be a 'large range' using the overlays. Wind Turbines are power_radius=15,000(~300 feet). Garbage Dumps overlay radius(large area) being ~400 feet.

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