About Us

Founded in 2014 Soraytec is a solution provider for electricity network operators. We provide innovative hardware solutions for primary side measurements and monitoring as well as software solutions to optimize efficiency, power quality, demand side management, forecasting, flexibility, grid automation, fault detection and fault localization. Helping our customers to keep their assets safe and to utilize them in the best possible manner extending lifetimes and maximizing value.

HISTORY

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  • September 2014

    Incorporation of Soraytec LLC in Armenia

  • July, 2015

    Soraytec Scandinavia founded

  • November, 2015

    First testing under operating conditions of MVP

  • October, 2015

    First test of minimum viable product (MVP) at high voltage lab in Armenia

  • December, 2015

    Series 0 prototypes are completed

  • February, 2016

    Proof of concept (POC) of series 0 prototype installation at Armenian 10kV substation

  • November, 2016

    Optimization of design to fulfill safety requirements for installation in Norwegian electricity network

  • June, 2017

    Successful passing of safety tests at the University of South-Eastern Norway

  • February, 2018

    Installation of Soraytec Smart Meter at 600kVA hydro power plant (TRL7)

  • January, 2019

    Soraytec Smart Meter technology gets registered as patent pending

  • H2 2019

    Certification as per IEC standards for safety and accuracy of hardware and first industrial pilot installations

  • H1 2020

    Start of commercial sales in Norway

  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
    • February, 2016

      Proof of concept (POC) of series 0 prototype installation at Armenian 10kV substation

    • November, 2016

      Optimization of design to fulfill safety requirements for installation in Norwegian electricity network

  • 2017
    • June, 2017

      Successful passing of safety tests at the University of South-Eastern Norway

  • 2018
    • February, 2018

      Installation of Soraytec Smart Meter at 600kVA hydro power plant (TRL7)

  • 2019
    • January, 2019

      Soraytec Smart Meter technology gets registered as patent pending

    • H2 2019

      Certification as per IEC standards for safety and accuracy of hardware and first industrial pilot installations

  • 2020
    • H1 2020

      Start of commercial sales in Norway

THE TEAM

Our diverse team has experience ranging from the development of wireless monitoring and control technologies, low voltage smart meters over material characterization and development for hydrophobic applications to business setup and development. Our combined subject matter experience is over 100 years in the field of engineering.

  • BA in Business Development

    Over 15 years of experience in business development and executive management of early stage startups to medium size companies

    Thor Sverre Minnesjord
    Chairman
  • MSc., Dipl.Ing. (FH) in Material Science and Power Engineering

    10 years of work experience in R&D and early stage startups at research institutions and the industry low energy buildings

    Christopher B. Pilscheur
    CEO
  • Inventor of the Technology

    35 years of experience in development of wireless control and monitoring systems for the defense sector

    Harutyun Sargsyan
    CTO
  • Professor at the Artic University of Norway and Khalifa University

    10 years of experience in teaching at post graduate level in the fields of material and mechanical engineering and sustainability research

    Dr. Matteo Chiesa
    Strategic Advisor Insulation
  • MSc. in Nuclear Engineering

    Over 10 years of experience as operations engineer and project manager at power producers (nuclear and renewable)

    Albert Hovhannisyan
    COO
  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering

    Over 10 years of work experience as an embedded hard- and software engineer, developed communication chips at Max-Planck institute for CERN

    Dr. Sergey Abovyan
    Head of Software Development
  • MSc. in Electrical Engineering

    Over 5 years of experience in hardware development and Manufacturing of low voltage smart meters for apartment complexes

    Armen Sargsyan
    Head of Hardware Development

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