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CAISO SP15 EZ Gen Hub 5 MW Off-Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: DAX
CME ClearPort: 5X
Open Outcry: 5X
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort and Open Outcry (New York)
Hours
(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 5 Megawatts hours (MWh)
Price Quotation The contract quantity shall be 5 Megawatts hours (MWh). Transaction sizes for trading in any delivery month shall be restricted to whole number multiples of the number of off-peak hours in the month. Each futures contract shall be valued at the contract quantity multiplied by the settlement price.
Minimum Fluctuation $0.01 per MWh
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of the SP15 EZ Gen Hub Day-Ahead LMP for all off-peak hours provided by California ISO (CAISO) for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by CAISO will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 345.09 and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination of Trading CME Globex: Trading on CME Globex shall cease on the last business day of the month prior to the contract month.
CME ClearPort and Open Ouctry: Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month
Listed Contracts CME ClearPort and Open Outcry: The current year plus the next five calendar years. A new calendar year will be added following the termination of trading in the December contract of the current year
CME Globex: 36 consecutive months
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement Delivery under the CAISO SP15 EZ Gen Hub 5 MW Off-Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP 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.
Off Peak Hours & Off Peak Days Off-Peak shall mean Monday through Saturday Hour Ending (HE) 0100-0600 and 2300 through 2400 Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT) and Sunday HE 0100-2400 PPT including North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 345
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.