Centre Spatial de Liège - ULiège (CSL)


CSL (the Liège Space Center) is a department within the University of Liège that conducts research and tests on space technology. CSL is also involved in a number of technology transfer programs that support the region's industrial fabric

CSL has developed expertise in solar thermal and photovoltaic applications, using skills in optics, analysis, and thermal modeling. We offer research and development support for new technologies using solar energy for heat or electricity production.

CSL is certified ISO 9001, in addition to conforming to Space Standard ECSS-Q-20-07-A


  • "Performance of Solmacs, a High PV Solar Concentrator with Efficient Fresnel Optics," 8th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, April 16-18, 2012 in Toledo, Spain.
  • "Continuous Solar Simulator for Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems,” 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference in Valencia, Spain, September 2010.
  • "Achromatization of Solar Concentrators Thanks to Diffractive Optics." 2nd International Workshop 
on Concentrating Photovoltaic Optics and Power in Darmstadt, Germany, March 2009.
  • "Achromatization of Solar Concentrators Using Diffractive Optics." 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, September 2009. 


Université de Liège - Communauté française

Enterprise number : 0807970507


Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL)

Avenue du Pré Aily
4031 Liège


Christophe Grodent
Téléphone : +32 4 382 46 05