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ERCOT Houston 345 kV Hub 5 MW Peak Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 5 MW (80 MWh)
5 MW x 16 Peak Hours = 80 MWh
Price Quotation U.S. 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: AI1
CME ClearPort: I1
Clearing: I1
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current year and the next 5 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 Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Houston 345 kV Hub real-time settlement point peak prices provided for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by ERCOT will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 276.10 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 I1/AI1 open position converts into a strip of ERCOT Houston 345 kV Hub 5 MW Peak Calendar-Day Futures - I3/AI3 in the originally specified contract month.
Days Or Hours "Peak day" shall mean a Monday through Friday, excluding North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.

From Hour Ending (HE) 0700 Central Prevailing Time (CPT) through HE 2200 CPT.
Settlement Procedures Delivery under the ERCOT Houston 345 kV Hub 5 MW Peak Swap 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 276
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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