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Quarterly Allocation Reductions

MPP (or computational) repositories that haven't used (charged) significant amounts of time are adjusted at certain times during the year by transferring a part of the unused balance to the corresponding DOE Office reserve. (ALCC, DDR, and Exploratory projects are exempt from this reduction.)

Allocation Year 2019

The following schedule will be used for allocation year 2019 (which runs 8 January 2019 through 13 January 2020). 

On July 10:

  •  If charged usage is less than 20% remove 25% of the unused balance.
  •  If charged usage is less than 5% remove 50% of the unused balance.

On October 9:

  • If charged usage is less than 40% remove 25% of the unused balance.
  • If charged usage is less than 20% remove 75% of the unused balance.
  • If charged usage is less than 10% remove 90% of the unused balance.

On December 11:

  • If no charged usage, close the repo and transfer balance to the reserve.