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PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real-Time Peak Calendar-Month 2.5 MW Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 2.5 megawatt hours (MWh) multiplied by the number of peak hours in the month
Price Quotation The contract quantity is based on a flow of 2.5 megawatt hours (MWh) per hour for each peak hour of the contract month. The daily flow is 40 MWh. One contract shall equal the daily flow multiplied by the number of peak days remaining in the contract month not including the current business day.
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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. New York time/ET (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)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.05 per MWh
Product Code CME Globex: VML
CME ClearPort: VM
Clearing: VM
Listed Contracts All months through and including December 2017.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price A Daily Floating Price will be determined for each peak day of each contract month. Each Daily Floating Price will be equal to the arithmetic average of the 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 765.09. and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination Of Trading CME Globex: Trading on CME Globex shall cease at 23:59 local time of the independent system operator/regional transmission organization on the last calendar day of the month preceding the contract month. 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 last calendar day of the month preceding the contract month.
CME ClearPort: Trading shall cease one business day prior to the last peak day of the contract month.
Days Or Hours “Peak day” shall mean a Monday through Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.

From Hour Ending (HE) 0800 Eastern Prevailing Time (EPT) through HE 2300 EPT
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the NYMEX PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real-Time Peak Calendar-Month 2.5 MW Futures contract shall be by cash settlement. Cash Settlement will take place in accordance with the following.
Starting with the close of trading on the peak day prior to the contract month, the daily flow (equal to 40 MWH) corresponding to the following peak day is subtracted from the quantity of each contract every business day until contract termination. The subtracted quantity is cash-settled based on the Daily Floating Price for the corresponding peak day.
For peak days that are not also business days, subtraction of the daily flow corresponding to the
peak day will take place on the business day immediately following this (these) day(s).
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 765
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