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Pratt & Whitney Canada’s carbon offset service is a transparent, cost-effective and flexible way to offset the carbon footprint of your aircraft and support your sustainability objectives. The service is available for all P&WC-powered aircraft as a flexible add-on to an Eagle Service Plan™ or Fleet Management™ Program, as well as for customers who are not on a maintenance program. We are also able to offset non-P&WC-powered aircraft to support your mixed-fleet operations.
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How Does P&WC’s Carbon Offset Service Work?

P&WC estimates the CO2 emissions based on your engine model and reported flight hours and compensates the emissions by sourcing high quality carbon offset credits from South Pole, a globally recognized carbon offset provider. Each credit represents approximately one ton of CO2 compensated and you are provided with a certificate of carbon compensation.

For customers enrolled in a P&WC maintenance program, the process is fully automated – simply pay an incremental fee per flying hour based on your engine model that is added to your maintenance program rate.

Customers who are not on a maintenance program or who are offsetting non-P&WC aircraft can enroll in the service by purchasing blocks of offset hours.

  • Carbon Offset Pricing for Business Jets

    For business jet customers enrolled in ESP™ or for those not on a program who wish to purchase blocks of hours.

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    Engine Aircraft Carbon Offset Service Rate ($ USD per engine operating hour)
    PW305A Bombardier Learjet 60 $15.6
    PW305B Hawker 1000 $16.9
    PW306A Gulfstream G200 $16.9
    PW306C Cessna Citation Sovereign $18.2
    PW306D Cessna Citation Sovereign+ $18.2
    PW306D1 Cessna Citation Latitude $19.5
    PW307A Dassault Falcon 7X $16.9
    PW307D Dassault Falcon 8X $16.9
    PW308A Hawker 4000 $19.5
    PW308C Dassault Falcon 2000EX/DX/LX/S/LXS   $18.2
    PW530A Cessna Citation Bravo $13
    PW535A Cessna Citation Ultra Encore $13
    PW535B Cessna Citation Encore + $13
    PW535E Embraer Phenom300 $13
    PW545A Cessna Citation Excel $16.9
    PW545B Cessna Citation XLS $15.6
    PW545C Cessna Citation XLS+ $15.6
    PW615F-A Cessna Mustang $7.8
    PW617F-E/F1-E Embraer Phenom 100/100E $9.1
    PW814GA Gulfstream G500 $28.6
    PW815GA Gulfstream G600 $29.9

    The service charges are on a pay-per-hour basis with no minimums and are added to your ESP™ invoice. Operators who pay taxes on their ESP™ invoice will also have to pay taxes on charges for this service. Service charges are flat (no escalation) for the 12-month period following service enrollment.

  • Carbon Offset Pricing for Helicopters

    For helicopter customers enrolled in ESP™ or for those not on a program who wish to purchase blocks of hours.

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    Engine Aircraft Carbon Offset Service Rate ($US per engine operating hour)
    PT6C-67C AW139 $7.93
    PT6B-36A/B Sikorsky S-76B $6.76
    PT6B-37A AW119 Koala $7.54
    PT6C-67E Airbus H175 $8.97
    PT6T-3B Bell 212 $12.48
    PT6T-3D/3DF Bell 412EP / CH-146 Griffon $14.04
    PW206A/PW206E MD Explorer 900/902 $3.90
    PW206B/B2/B3 Airbus H135 $3.90
    PW206C AW109 Power $3.90
    PW207C AW109 Grand $4.29
    PW207D Bell 427 $4.29
    PW207D1/D2 Bell 429 $4.55
    PW207E MD Explorer 902 $4.03
    PW210A AW169 $6.63
    PW210S Sikorsky S-76D $5.85
  • Carbon Offset Pricing for General Aviation Aircraft

    For general aviation customers enrolled in ESP™ or for those not on a program who wish to purchase blocks of hours.

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    Engine Aircraft Carbon Offset Service Rate ($US per engine operating hour)
    PT6A-66D Daher TBM 900 / 910 / 930 / 940 $7.41
    PT6A-67B Pilatus PC-12 $7.67
    PT6A-67P Pilatus PC-12 NG $8.19
    PT6E-67XP Pilatus PC-12 NGX $8.06
    PT6A-60A Beechcraft King Air 350 / 360 $6.89
    PT6A-52 Beechcraft King Air 250 / 260 $7.02
    PT6A-42 Beechcraft King Air B200 $6.63
    PT6A-135A Beechcraft King Air C90GTx / C90GT $4.94
    PT6A-140 Cessna Grand Caravan EX $7.15
    PT6A-114/A Cessna 208/208B Caravan I $5.85
  • Carbon Offset Pricing for Regional Aircraft & FMP™ Customers

    Service rates will be provided upon customer request.

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  • Carbon Offset Pricing for Non-P&WC-Powered aircraft

    Service rates will be provided upon customer request.

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  • Carbon Offset Projects

    Learn more about how carbon offsets are supporting greater sustainability.

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    To achieve the CO2 offset, the hourly fee per engine is used to purchase carbon offsets from South Pole through the following projects1:
    Project Name Location Project Description
    Safe Community Water Supply Rwanda, Africa


    The quality of water in Rwanda is not safe for human consumption, and families must boil it over inefficient wood-fueled fires or travel long distances to obtain clean drinking water.

    Although boreholes offer an excellent solution to this problem, communities are often unable to maintain them in the long term.


    The Safe Community Water Supply project restores and repairs these existing boreholes, providing clean drinking water to Rwandan communities without the need to boil it or travel long distances.

    Each borehole is up to 100 metres deep, and can be operated with a simple hand pump. The boreholes will be maintained over the project lifetime.


    By providing safe water to communities, this project sparks a chain of positive benefits. Children do not have to spend as much time gathering water or firewood, so they can dedicate time to studying. Families’ resources are freed up as they don’t have to spend money or time on firewood, instead, they can take part in other income-generating activities, household tasks or taking care of each other. Water-borne and respiratory diseases are reduced thanks to better sanitary conditions and less indoor smoke. The project significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions as well as deforestation pressures on surrounding forests where firewood is sourced.

    Clean Water Filters Kenya, Africa


    The water supply in Kenya is not safe for human consumption, and is the second leading contributor to the spread of disease, with 32% of the population relying on unsanitised water sources, such as ponds, shallow wells, and rivers. Sanitation is particularly problematic in rural areas and urban slums, where people are often unable to connect to piped water infrastructure, forcing most Kenyans to boil water to purify it. However, they often use woody biomass as the main energy source, resulting in the severe loss of humid primary forest in the country.


    The Clean Water Filters project provides an affordable, long-term and zero emission solution to multiple counties in Kenya through the distribution of filters to households for water purification.

    Kenyans can simply pour untreated water into the water purifier, which goes through an 8-step filtration system, removing bacteria and other suspended solids. Treated water is stored in the lower tank, which is easily accessed by turning on the faucet. With a capacity to purify 3 liters of water per hour, the project technology can provide enough water to meet and exceed the World Health Organization recommended domestic water consumption of 7.5 liters per capita per day.


    These filters increase access to safe drinking water and do not require any energy inputs or consumables. Reducing the consumption of woody fuels avoids land degradation, reduces deforestation and prevents greenhouse gas emissions from being released whilst burning biomass. This also promotes the reduction of water-borne diseases and the improvement of health amongst the Kenyan population.

    Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Indonesia, Asia


    The Rimba Raya peat swamp forests are located in Central Kalimantan province on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. Before the project was established, these immensely biodiverse tropical peatlands were scheduled for conversion into four palm oil estates by the provincial government.


    The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve project protects 91,215 hectares of rich, tropical peat swamp forests – monitored by local rangers and satellite and aerial imagery – from planned deforestation for palm oil production.


    The Rimba Raya project not only preserves ecosystem diversity, protects local wildlife and ensures the safety of several endangered species like the Bornean orangutan, but sequesters carbon and promotes local sustainable development, particularly regarding environmental education and economic capacity building. The project employs 73 field staff personnel, 18 of whom are women, and provides other project-related jobs to another 22 local women. The project further focuses on female capacity building by providing financial support for chicken meat and egg working groups, and for recyclable handicrafts. Project activities also promote community education, with two village libraries built in 2016 and two more planned for construction.

    P&W reserves the right to source carbon offset credits originating from other projects at its entire discretion.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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    What is carbon offsetting?

    Carbon offsetting, also referred to as carbon compensation, is the term used for the action of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere to compensate CO2 emissions produced elsewhere. CO2 reduction from a different location than the CO2 source is a viable option, as CO2 has the same effect on the atmosphere wherever it is created or compensated.

    How is carbon offset achieved?

    The CO2 offset is achieved by investing in projects that reduce CO2 in the atmosphere, such as protecting areas from deforestation and replacing fossil fuel power stations with wind farms. Projects that are eligible under the P&WC Carbon Offset Service must be certified with recognized standards to ensure:

    • Permanence of the emissions reduction.
    • Assurance that the reduction would not have happened without the financial contribution as an enabler (i.e., the emissions reduction would not have otherwise happened as a result of regulations or normal business conduct).
    • Transparency of the COreductions achieved (i.e., the emissions reduction is listed on a public registry).
    • Monitoring, reporting and verification of the projects driving the emissions reduction.

    Why does CO2 offsetting matter?

    The release of CO2 in the atmosphere contributes to the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect is believed to cause climate change and global warming and have a detrimental impact on the environment, economy and health of individuals. CO2 offsetting constitutes a favorable initiative toward the reduction of the greenhouse effect.

    Why do organizations and individuals rely on carbon offsetting instead of reducing or avoiding CO2 emissions at the source?

    Due to technological limitations, it is currently not possible to avoid CO2 emissions at the source for many industries, including aviation (aircraft engines use jet fuel which releases CO2 emissions in the atmosphere during the combustion process). However, Pratt & Whitney and Raytheon Technologies continuously invest in reducing their CO2 emissions and environmental footprint.

    Pratt & Whitney sustainability initiatives include developing more efficient engines, reduced engine maintenance requirements and components replacement rates, material re-utilization and recycling, chemicals banning, machinery and sites optimization (energy and water usage, recycling, composting), and incentivizing use of public transit or working from home for employees. Combined with CO2 emission avoidance and reduction practices, carbon compensation is an initiative in the right direction.

    Do other options exist for operators to reduce their CO2 footprint outside of carbon offsetting?

    Yes, the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) typically yield a much lower CO2 footprint than jet fuel alone. SAF production figures are currently too low to meet market demand and as a result SAF is not globally available to operators. Pratt & Whitney engines are already approved to operate using up to 50% SAF/JetA/A-1 blend with blended fuel meeting ASTM D7566, which is the internationally accepted fuel standard. Electric and hybrid-electric aircraft are also in the development phase, but are not anticipated to be available for passenger transportation for many years.

    Why do global carbon offset projects require funding?

    Carbon offsetting initiatives are considered as “going beyond normal business conduct” and require support and sustainment through ongoing funding. For example, forest conservation projects require funding to have a portion of the land purchased and permanently protected from deforestation. Forest conservation allows protected trees to capture and reduce CO2 from the atmosphere.

    How are carbon offset credits calculated?

    The cost of carbon offset credits are determined by estimating CO2 emissions based on engine model, your reported flight hours and the global carbon credit market pricing, which is comprised of both mandatory compliance markets and voluntary markets. Each credit represents approximately one ton of CO2 compensated.

    The credits purchased adhere to internationally recognized standards and are audited regularly by independent third-party organizations as well as P&WC.

    Will certificates be issued to customers who enroll for this service?

    A Certificate of Carbon Compensation will be issued by South Pole and provided by P&WC to enrolled customers.

Get in touch with a P&WC specialist to request a quote.

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