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Quarterly Allocation Reductions

MPP (or computational) repositories that haven't used significant amounts of time are adjusted at certain times by transferring a part of the unused balance to the corresponding DOE Office reserve.

The following schedule will be used for allocation year 2014 (which runs 14 January 2014 through 132January 2015).

  • On April 9:
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 25% of the unused balance
  • On July 9:
    • if usage is less than 25% remove 25% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 50% of the unused balance
  • On October 8:
    • if usage is less than 50% remove 25% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 25% remove 75% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 90% of the unused balance
  • On November 5:
    • if no usage close the repo and transfer balance to the reserve

The following schedule was used for allocation year 2013 (8 January 2013 through 13 January 2014).

  • On April 9:
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 25% of the unused balance
  • On July 9:
    • if usage is less than 25% remove 25% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 50% of the unused balance
  • On October 9:
    • if usage is less than 50% remove 25% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 25% remove 75% of the unused balance
    • if usage is less than 10% remove 90% of the unused balance
  • On November 5:
    • if no usage close the repo and transfer balance to the reserve