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Alberta Power Pool 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 Canadian 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: APA
CME ClearPort: APP
Clearing: APP
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 Deliverable
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 783.10 and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination Of Trading On the second to last business day of the month prior to the contract month, each APP/APA open position converts into a strip of Alberta Power Pool Peak Calendar-Day Futures - ALP/LAP in the originally specified contract month.
Days Or Hours "Days & Hours" shall mean a Monday through Saturday Hour Ending 0800 through 2300 Mountain Prevailing Time (MPT), excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the Alberta Power Pool 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.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 783
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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