Thank you for not judging UE before using it, though I hope you give it a try since we got a bunch of cool stuff inside now. You can't really say we are "hopeless". On the contrary, I think we are pretty hopeful. We've got over 10 mods with compatibility with UE, and that includes some of people's favorite IC2 addons also (such as MFFS, Modular Powersuits). We've got content from the basics of green energy generation from Mekanism to high end particle physics from Atomic Science. The thing is, we have just been around for 6 months so not everything is as "perfect" as you imagine, but we're getting there.
And as always, while you wait for Rocket Science to come out, maybe try out ICBM (http://universalelectricity.com/?m=icbm).
-- Author of Universal Electricity
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