For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Electric Substation.
Trash may appear around it.
- "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."
- "A small station that increases the coverage of the electric grid."
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.