Aconex fuels efficiency for construction of renewable energy plant

Project name: Zilkha Biomass Energy Manufacturing Plant | Industry: PowerLocation: Selma Alabama

Zilkha Biomass Energy, a renewable energy company, is designing and building a black pellet fuel plant in Selma, Alabama. With an output capacity of 275,000 metric tons per year, this will be the first full-scale commercial black pellet production facility in the world.

Challenges

  • Up to 20 different organizations reviewing, updating and approving documents.
  • Multi-company team of contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors.
  • Risk of project information being hard to find or incomplete.
  • Project status tracking to stay on schedule.

Solutions

  • Secure, neutral collaboration.
  • Single source of information for project participants.
  • Management of complex information exchange between many project participants.
  • Version control to ensure users have up-to-date project information.

Results

  • Project setup in Aconex took just two weeks.
  • Central location for all project data and workflows saves time, improves accuracy and reduces overall project risk.
  • Documents are reviewed and approved on time.
  • Permanent audit trail provides transparency and accountability.
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