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PJM PPL Zone Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP 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)
Open Outcry: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. New York time/ET (8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Chicago Time/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: AL5
CME ClearPort: L5
Open Outcry: L5
Clearing: L5
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 36 consecutive months
CME Clearport and Open Outcry: The current year plus the next five calendar years. A new calendar year will be added following the termination of trading in the December contract of the current year.
DEFAULT 72 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of the PJM PPL Zone Day-Ahead LMP for peak hours provided by PJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM) for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by PJM will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 170.10 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 Outcry: 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 PJM PPL Zone 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.
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Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 170
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