Monty Worthington is a lifelong Alaskan who has been working in the renewable energy for field for over 20 years. This work has included implementation of solar, wind, micro-hydro and hydrokinetic energy projects ranging from grid tied commercial projects to isolated microgrid and off-grid renewable energy system installations in rural Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and Asia. In 2008-2009 he worked with the Yukon River Inter-tribal Wartershed Council to demonstrate Alaska’s first in-river hydrokinetic project in the Yukon River at Ruby, Alaska. Since then Monty has been working for Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) as ORPC’s Director of Project Development - Alaska, overseeing the development of their RivGen® Power System, remote community in-river hydrokinetic projects and tidal energy projects in Alaska. His work at ORPC included directly managing the successful demonstration of ORPC’s RivGen® Power System in the Kvichak River at Igugig, Alaska in 2014 - 2015.