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

Product Symbol CME Globex: E9X
CME ClearPort: 9X
Open Outcry: 9X
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
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 Megawatt Hours (MWH) and is based on 5 megawatts for peak daily hours. Transaction sizes for trading in any delivery 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.
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 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 343.10 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 Globex: 1 month
CME ClearPort and Open Outcry: All months remaining in the current calendar year plus all months in the subsequent 5 consecutive calendar years.
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement "Delivery under the CAISO SP15 EZ Gen Hub 5 MW 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. "
Peak Days "Peak day" shall mean a Monday through Saturday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Peak Hours From Hour Ending (HE) 0700 Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT) through HE 2200 PPT.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 343
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.