Specifies the format of the commodities settlement start and end times.
Hour of the day
Applicable for electricity contracts. Time value is expressed as an integer hour of the day (1-24). The delivery start/end hour is specified as the end of the included hour. For example, a start hour of
4 begins at 3 a.m.; an end hour of
20 ends at 8 p.m.; a start hour of
1 and end hour of
24 indicates midnight to midnight delivery.
HH:MM time format
Applicable for gas contracts. Time value is expressed using a 24-hour time format. For example, a time value of
13:30 is 1:30 p.m.