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PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real-Time Peak Calendar-Day 5 MW Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol

CME Globex:VDL
CME ClearPort/Open Outcry:VD

Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort and Open Outcry (New York)
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (8:00 AM to 1:30 PM CT)
Contract Unit 80 Megawatt hours (MWh) (5 MW per peak hour).
Price Quotation The contract quantity shall be 80 MWH (Megawatt Hours).
Each PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real Time Contract shall be valued as the contract quantity (80 MWH) multiplied by the settlement price.
Minimum Fluctuation $0.05 per MWh
Floating Price A Daily Floating Price will be determined for the next peak day. Each Daily Floating Price will be equal to the arithmetic average of the PJM AEP-Dayton Hub Real Time LMP for peak hours provided by PJM Interconnection, LLC for the peak day. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by PJM will be considered final with the cash settlement stated in Rule 766.07. and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination of Trading CME Globex: Trading on CME Globex will terminate at 23:59 local time of the independent system operator/regional transmission organization on the calendar day that is the contract day. If that time is not within CME Globex regular trading hours, trading on CME Globex shall cease at the normal termination time (i.e., 16:15 CT) on the nearest business day on or before the contract day.
CME Clearport and Open Outcry: Trading shall cease on the business day that is the peak day. When the peak day is not a business day, trading shall cease on the previous business day.
Listed Contracts Current month and next full month
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement Delivery under the contract shall be by cash settlement. The cash-settlement price will be based on the Daily Floating Price which is determined for the peak day. For peak days that are not also business days, cash-settlement will take place on the business day immediately preceding this day.
Peak Days "Peak day" shall mean a Monday through Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Peak Hours Peak hours are the 16 hour period beginning with the hour ending 0800 and end with the hour ending 2300 prevailing local time at the PJM Control Area.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 766
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.