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PJM Administrative Cost Rates

PJM recovers its administrative costs under Schedules 9-1 through 9-6 in the PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff. There are two broad components to PJM’s administrative cost recovery rate structure.

The first component is a group of stated rates in Tariff Schedules 9-1 through 9-5 that apply to different transactions or billing determinants.

If PJM collects more stated rate revenues under its Tariff than its actual associated expenses for a calendar quarter, and, if the stated rate reserve (6 percent of annual stated rate revenues) is fully funded, then PJM will refund the remaining over-collection according to the Tariff schedules during the following calendar quarter.

To help members estimate their stated rate charges, PJM posts quarterly rates applicable to each stated-rate schedule that includes any refunds that accumulated in the previous calendar quarter.

2020 Schedule 9 Rates

Third Quarter PDF 
Second Quarter PDF 
First Quarter PDF 

2019 Schedule 9 Rates

Fourth Quarter PDF   10.22.2019
Third Quarter PDF   8.5.2019
Second Quarter PDF  4.23.2019
First Quarter PDF 2.15.2019

2018 Schedule 9 Rates

Fourth Quarter PDF   10.23.2018
Third Quarter PDF 7.24.2018
Second Quarter PDF
First Quarter PDF 

PJM has the right to file with the FERC for prospective changes to these rates at any time, if necessary.