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Alberta Power Pool Extended Peak Calendar-Month Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 5 MW (80 MWh)
5 MW x 16 peak hours = 80 MWh
Clears in multiples of the number of peak days in the contract month.
Price Quotation CAD dollars and cents per MWH
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 x 5 MW x 16 peak hours x # peak days/month
Product Code CME Globex: PEX
CME ClearPort: AEX
Clearing: AEX
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current year and the next 4 calendar years. List monthly contracts for a new calendar year following the termination of trading in the December contract of the current year.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of all Alberta Power Pool Hourly Index peak prices provided for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by Alberta Electric System Operator will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 606.10 and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination Of Trading CME Globex: Trading on CME Globex terminates at 23:59 MPT on the last calendar day of the month prior to the contract month. If that time is not within regular trading hours, trading on CME Globex terminates at 16:00 CT on the last business day of the month prior to the contract month.
CME ClearPort: Trading terminates on the last business day of the contract month.
Days Or Hours "Days & Hours" shall mean a Monday through Sunday Hour Ending 0800-2300 Mountain Prevailing Time (MPT), including North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the Alberta Power Pool Extended Peak Calendar Month 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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