Nikhil Vadhavkar is the co-founder and CEO at Raptor Maps. Raptor Maps is the global leader in aerial software solutions and turnkey PV analytics for solar companies, with operations spanning six continents. Raptor Maps works with portfolio owners, asset managers, O&M providers, EPC contractors, and independent engineers to identify and localize anomalies that affect solar energy production. Raptor Maps makes it simple and affordable for solar companies to adopt drone technology and convert the data into actionable results.
Raptor Maps has successfully analyzed over 15 GW of energized PV systems worldwide across utility-scale and C&I, identifying over $25M of lost annual revenue. The company was founded in 2014 by MIT engineers specializing in software, machine learning, and digital twins. Raptor Maps also offer solutions for both construction and pre-construction.