Electricity futures are delivered every year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (all months).
The following is a table with Electricity futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.
|Delivery Month||Full Ticker Symbol||Thomson-Reuters Symbol|
One Electricity futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange is 40 megawatt hours (Mwh) per peak day (between 19 and 23 days) depending on the month. Depending on the number of peak days in the month, the number of megawatt hours will vary (between 760 Mwh and 920 Mwh)..
$0.05 per Mwh.
No price limits.
One business day before the last peak day of the month.
Electric energy delivered shall be in the form of three phase current alternating at a nominal frequency of 60 hertz.