With the removal of meteor from the asteroid surface, the solar panels become a way to trivialize the power management problem (wich I consider one of the most challenging). With no meteors the solar panels can generate a huge amount of energy and in a "safe" way, without imprevisibility or all the anciliary systems once needed to protect the pannels (bunker doors, space scanners), also, it reduces the amount of batteries needed to store energy as there is no more "worst case scenario"
This become even "worse" considering the new areas with the teleport and warp chambers where you can deconstruct the windows and window tiles to get glass, than you just need to rush to the surface and build a solar array to get free and inifite energy before the cycle 75. I got from 2 manual generators to an array of panels, making all other forms of power generation useless.
1 - rush to the surface digging up.
2 - rush the renewable energy research to unlock solar panels
3 - deconstruct some windows and window tiles from the teleport and warp chambers to get some glass
4 - use the glass to build a solar array
5 - don't worry about energy anymore, just increase the battery bank or solar array as needed.