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ERCOT West 345 kV Hub 5 MW Peak Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: AN1
CME ClearPort: N1
Open Outcry: N1
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, 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 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
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of all Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) West 345 kV Hub real-time settlement point peak prices provided for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by ERCOT will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 288.10 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 on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 36 consecutive months
CME ClearPort and Open Outcry: Every month for 6 consecutive years
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement Delivery under the ERCOT West 345 kV Hub 5 MW Peak 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 Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Peak Hours From Hour Ending (HE) 0700 Central Prevailing Time (CPT) through HE 2200 CPT.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 288
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.