Power Relay is basically used to power up your operations on the Avenger ship, allowing you to construct more facilities, making this one of the most important buildings in the game, which should be constructed as quickly as possible, as power shortage can severely hinder your development.
Upgrades and staff influence
Construction takes 12 days.
Monthly upkeep cost - 10x Supplies.
- Increases the power of the Avenger ship, allowing you to construct more facilities.
The facility gives 3 power by default.
Power Conduit: increases the power output by 2 and gives you the possibility of filling it with another engineer.
Cost: 80x Supplies. Monthly upkeep cost - 10x Supplies.
Elerium Conduit: increases the power output by 2.
Cost: 150x Supplies, 20x Elerium Crystal. Monthly upkeep cost - 20x Supplies.
Staff: up to two engineers, both increasing the power output by 5 points.
The thing you should remember about is the possibility of placing the Power Relay in a room with an Exposed Power Coil - thanks to that, the facility will be able to provide 7 points of power for free.