Aconex powers building of Portugal’s largest hydroelectric power station

Project name: Venda Nova III hydroelectric power station | Industry: PowerProject size: US$438.6 million | Location: Portugal

Venda Nova III is a 736-megawatt, pumped-storage hydroelectric power station. The project includes engineering and civil construction works for nearly nine kilometers of underground tunnels, a below-ground powerhouse chamber more than 50 meters high, surge and intake shafts, and related infrastructure.

Challenges

  • Range of different companies in the Venda Nova III construction consortium.
  • Requirement for a central location to manage all project files.
  • Need for fast, effective communications between project team members.
  • Strong requirements for security and ease of use.

Solutions

  • Single collaboration platform for the entire project team.
  • Construction-specific processes, including document control and workflow management.
  • Access, distribution and tracking of information in real time, from any location, at any time.
  • The market-leading system, both locally and worldwide.

Results

  • Common, web-based platform to manage documents, drawings and correspondence.
  • Consistent management of project workflows and other processes.
  • Security and ease of use for the entire project team.
  • Project-wide efficiency, transparency and accountability.
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