8 Rivers is developing the sustainable infrastructure of tomorrow by inventing and commercializing large-scale innovations in the race to net zero. 

Affordable energy now means
zero emissions.

8 Rivers has developed the Allam-Fetvedt 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-Fetvedt 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 team.

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 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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Carbon Removal XPrize Winner

Apr 22, 2022 

Durham, North Carolina-based 8 Rivers Capital, a winning company, seeks to trap atmospheric carbon dioxide in calcium carbonate crystals, similar to how the gas dissolved in the ocean helps form seashells and limestone.

Houston Chronicle

Apr 11, 2022 

Where is the carbon capture industry headed? An energy CEO discusses the future of technology.


Mar 7, 2022 

U.S. clean technology firm 8 Rivers Capital has secured $100 million in investment from South Korea's SK Group and will form a joint venture to deploy zero-emissions projects in the Asia-Pacific region.