Dutch Power Financial Peak Futures57679577
ICE Endex

Dutch Power Financial Peak Futures


A financially settled peak load monthly futures contract based upon the hourly prices from 08:00 (CET) until 20:00 (CET) of the Dutch Day-Ahead auction for each day, excluding weekends and regardless of public holidays, throughout the contract period.

Market Specifications

Trading Screen Product Name
Dutch Power Financial Peak Futures
Trading Screen Hub Name
Dutch Grid
Contract Symbol
Trading Period
Up to 156 consecutive month contracts, or as otherwise determined by the Exchange. Quarterly, seasonal, calendar, and any period of consecutive monthly contracts can be registered as a strip.
Expiration Date
Month contracts will cease trading at the close of business one Business Day prior to the last Business Day of the contract delivery period.

Quarter and year contracts will cease trading at the close of business two Business Days prior to the first calendar day of the delivery quarter or year.
Contract Security
ICE Clear Europe (ICEU) acts as central counterparty to all trades thereby guaranteeing the financial performance of ICE Endex contracts registered in the name of its Members up to and including delivery, exercise and/or settlement.
Trading Hours
Open 08:00, Close 18:00 (CET), Monday – Friday.
Trading Model
Continuous trading throughout trading hours.
Trading Methods
Electronic futures, Exchange for Physical (EFP), Exchange for Swap (EFS) and Block Trades are available for this contract.
Unit of Trading
1 MW
Contract Size
1 MW per day in the contract period (i.e. month, quarter or year) x 12 hours.
Minimum Trading Size
1 lot = 1 MW (Electronic Futures, EFP, EFS)
Minimum Block Order
1 lot = 1 MW
The contract price is in Euros and Euro cents per MWh.
Minimum Price Fluctuation
1 Euro Cent per MWh (€0.01/MWh)
Tick Value
Contract Size x Minimum Trade Size x Minimum Price Flux
Settlement Price
The cash settlement price of the contract is equal to the arithmetic mean of the Dutch Day Ahead auction price of each hour between 08:00 (CET) and 20:00 (CET) of all days, excluding weekends, within the contract delivery period.
Position Limit
Positions are reported to ICE Endex on a daily basis. ICE Endex has powers to prevent the development of excessive positions or unwarranted speculation or any other undesirable situation and may take steps to resolve such situations including the ability to mandate Members to limit the size of such positions or to reduce positions where appropriate.
Initial Margin
Calculated on all open contracts, Initial Margin, as defined in the ICE Clear Europe Clearing Rules, is a deposit held by ICE Clear Europe in order to cover the costs that may be incurred in closing out a position in default. It is returned upon the closing of the position, or at expiry, with interest.
Daily Margin
All open contracts are 'marked-to-market' daily, with Variation Margin, as defined in the ICE Clear Europe Clearing Rules, being called for as appropriate.
Cash Settlement Obligations
In respect to each lot (1 MW) the following payments shall be made:
Where the Cash Settlement Price
(i) exceeds the contract price, payment by the Seller to the Clearing House;
(ii) exceeds the contract price, payment by the Clearing House to the Buyer;
(iii) is less than the contract price, payment by the Clearing House to the Seller;
(iv) is less than the contract price, payment by the Buyer to the Clearing House,
of an amount calculated by multiplying the difference between the Cash Settlement Price and the contract price by the number of hours in the day (12).

Where the Cash Settlement Price is equal to the contract price, no payments shall be made between the Seller (or Buyer) and the Clearing House

The applicable contract price is the applied settlement price to the open position at the latest marked-to-market. For the position resulting from the transactions executed on the last settlement date, the contract price is the transaction price.
MIC Code
Clearing Venues

Trading Hours

New York2:00 AM - 12:00 PM
02:00 - 12:00
1:45 AM
London7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
07:00 - 17:00
6:45 AM
Singapore3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
15:00 - 01:00
2:45 PM


Clearing Admin Name
Dutch Pwr Fin