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Coal Generator status "Insufficient Resources - Coal", 43.6t available, 0kg reserved


TaeganRiles
  • Branch: Live Branch Version: Windows Pending

I have a recurring problem with Coal Generators where they randomly stop requesting fuel and incorrectly report "Insufficient Resources - Coal" even though there is plenty of coal available.  When this happens I have to restart the game and deconstruct/re-construct the generator to temporarily fix the problem.  This is really frustrating.  Effects both auto-sweeper and manual delivery.
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Build and operate coal generators. I always use automation to try to limit wasted resources. I'm not sure what causes the coal generators to get stuck like this.

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This means that when battery gets to 25%, the coal generator will request more coal but when battery is at 25% it probably doesn't last long until the auto-sweeper or a dupe gets coal to the generator. I usually put the generator at 100% and battery at 60-90 so when battery gets below 60 the generator will work and until it gets to 90 the generator will keep requesting refueling

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Ah, that explains it. I had no idea the fuel request threshold applied to the battery capacity and not the fuel capacity of the generator itself.  Thank you!

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