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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 and DDR projects are exempt from this reduction.)

Allocation Year 2018

The following schedule will be used for allocation year 2018 (which runs 9 January 2018 through 10 January 2019). 

On April 10:

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

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.