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NYISO Lower Hudson Valley Capacity Calendar-Month Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit The contract quantity shall be 5 Megawatt Months and is based on the NYISO $/kW-Month capacity price quotation. Transaction sizes for trading in any contract month shall be restricted to whole number multiples of 5 Megawatt Months. Each futures contract shall be valued at the contract quantity multiplied by the settlement price times 1000.
Price Quotation U.S. Dollars and Cents per kW-Month.
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.01 per kW-Month
Product Code CME Globex: LHV
CME ClearPort: LHV
Clearing: LHV
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current season and next four seasons (Summer: May-Oct; Winter: Nov-Apr)
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be the “Price ($/kW-M)” for area labeled as “G-J Locality” from the “Spot Market Auction Results – UCAP”, published on the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) website according to the NYISO “Event Calendar”. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by NYISO will be considered final on the Payment Date and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last business day of the month prior to the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 381
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Block Minimum Thresholds