Paul Pabst is assistant manager of SCADA engineering in the Power Systems Solutions Division of S&C Electric Company with nine years of experience in the electrical power industry. He has been the technical lead on multiple 1-MW microgrid systems with generation sources that include lithium ion energy storage, PV solar, wind, natural gas, and propane. These microgrid systems use advanced protective relaying and control schemes. Other responsibilities include technical lead of protection & control systems, SCADA integration design, control-enclosure design, field startup and commissioning of green field and brown field substations, and design and full-scale testing of distribution automation systems. Paul received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He is past chair of the IEEE PES Chicago Chapter and an IEEE PES Region 4 representative.