Solar Mining is a technology on the Applied Sciences technology tree with a research cost of 7500 . It unlocks 2 battle cards, needs research in Tectonic Engineering or in Wave Function Control and allows further research in Pervasive Etching and Self Replicating Structures.
"Advances in fields and shielding technology as well as advanced materials finally permit the unimaginable -- setting up mining colonies capable of orbiting close to a star, harvesting both rare materials and pure energy."
- +40% efficiency on shields (block: +10%)
- -20% efficiency on deflectors (block: +20%)
- +20% beam damage (block: +10%)
- +10% accuracy on Medium Range Weapon (block: +10%)