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PJM Northern Illinois Hub Real-Time Peak Calendar-Month 2.5 MW Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: UML
CME ClearPort: UM
Open Outcry: UM
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 40 Megawatt hours (MWh) (2.5 MW per peak hour).
Price Quotation The contract quantity is based on a flow of 2.5 Mega-watt 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.
Minimum Fluctuation $0.05
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 PJM Northern Illinois 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
762.07. 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 one business day prior to the last peak day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 36 consecutive months
CME ClearPort and Open Ouctry: 72 consecutive months
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement Delivery under the NYMEX PJM Northern Illinois Hub Real-Time Peak Calendar-Month 2.5 MW Futures contract shall be by cash settlement. Beginning with the peak day prior to the beginning of the contract month, cash settlement with liquidation will be performed for a proportionate number of outstanding contracts for each position holder each day based on the number of remaining peak days in the contract month. The proportion will equal the ratio of one (1) to the number of remaining peak days. The cashsettlement
price will be based on the Daily Floating Price which is determined for that day.For peak days that are not also business days, cash-settlement will take place on the business day immediately following this (these) day(s) separately, and in chronological succession, for each such peak day up to and including the next coincident peak day and business day.
Peak Days “Peak day” shall mean a Monday through Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Peak Hours From Hour Ending (HE) 0800 Eastern Prevailing Time (EPT) through HE 2300 EPT
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 762
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.