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Alberta Power Pool Peak Calendar-Month Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit The contract quantity shall be 80 Megawatt hours (MWh) and is based on 5 Megawatts for peak daily hours. Transaction sizes for trading in any contract month shall be restricted to whole number multiples of the number of peak days in the contract month. Each futures contract shall be valued at the contract quantity multiplied by the settlement price.
Price Quotation Prices shall be quoted in Canadian dollars and cents per MWh
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)
Open Outcry: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. New York time/ET (8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Chicago Time/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 CAD 0.01 per MWh.
Product Code CME Globex: APA
CME ClearPort: APP
Open Outcry: APP
Clearing: APP
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 1 month
CME ClearPort and Open Outcry: Current year plus the next four calendar years with a new calendar year added following the termination of trading in the December contract month of the current year
DEFAULT Current year plus the next four calendar years
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of all Alberta Power Pool Hourly Index peak prices provided for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by Alberta Electric System Operator will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 783.10 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 and Open Outcry: Trading shall cease the last business day of the contract month.
Days Or Hours "Days & Hours" shall mean a Monday through Saturday Hour Ending 0800 through 2300 Mountain Prevailing Time (MPT), excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the Alberta Power Pool Peak Calendar-Month Futures contract shall be by cash settlement. Final settlement, following termination of trading for a contract month, will be based on the Floating Price. The final settlement price will be the Floating Price calculated for each contract month.
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