8 Rivers is developing the sustainable infrastructure of tomorrow by inventing and commercializing large-scale innovations in future-critical areas. We launch moon-shot projects like:

Affordable energy now means
zero emissions.

8 Rivers has developed the Allam Cycle, the only technology that will enable the world to meet all of its climate targets without having to pay more for electricity. The Allam Cycle is a new way to generate low-cost power from fossil fuels without producing air emissions. It’s the technology behind 8 Rivers portfolio company, NET Power.

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Our Process

We develop sustainable, infrastructure-scale solutions to global problems.

Our process enables us to innovate in industrial fields that are lacking in creative disruption.

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Our Team

We have an expansive, multidisciplinary network of talented team members, advisors, and collaborators.

All technology benefits from a team of creative innovators that challenge the status quo and veteran experts that bring decades of industry knowledge.

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Our Labs

We love developing brand new ideas and discovering fresh insights from old concepts.

Our team is constantly exploring, learning and creating. Finding the next solution is what drives us.

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Our Portfolio

We believe our technology will change the world.

All of our technology is rigorously evaluated and developed before becoming active in our portfolio.

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Charlotte Business Journal

May 20, 2016

Charlotte Business Journal Selects NET Power CEO Bill Brown for Innovation Leader Award

Charlotte Business Journal

May 20, 2016

NET Power included among Carolina energy startups ready for launch

The Bismarck Tribune

May 19, 2016

Allam Cycle partners seek continued state funding for coal research in North Dakota