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NYISO Zone C 5 MW Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LBMP Futures Contract Specs

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.
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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. New York time/ET (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)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.05 per MWh
Product Code CME Globex: AQ5
CME ClearPort: Q5
Clearing: Q5
Listed Contracts The current year plus the next five calendar years.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of the NYISO Zone C Day-Ahead LBMP for peak hours provided by New York Independent Systems Operator (NYISO) for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by NYISO will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 962.10 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: Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Days Or Hours “Peak day” shall mean a Monday through Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.

From Hour Ending (HE) 0800 Eastern Prevailing Time (EPT) through HE 2300 EPT
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the NYISO Zone C 5 MW Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LBMP 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.
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