CARBON OFFSET SERVICE FOR  business jet & Helicopter CUSTOMERS

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Reduce your carbon footprint when you fly and are enrolled in ESP™

Our new carbon offset service allows you to offset the carbon footprint of your aircraft and is available for all P&WC-powered business jet and helicopter customers enrolled in an Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) maintenance program.

How does it work?

You contribute a small fee each time you fly. We will estimate and compensate your aircraft emissions by sourcing high quality carbon offset credits from South Pole, a globally recognized carbon offset provider, and provide you with a certificate of carbon compensation.

Our carbon offset service is a transparent, cost-effective and flexible way to enable you to contribute towards greater environmental sustainability each time you fly.

  • Get the first 4 months at no charge

    Offer good until December 31, 2021

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    Want to reduce your carbon footprint in a cost-effective and convenient way? To celebrate the expansion of our offset carbon service to both P&WC-powered business jet and helicopter operators enrolled in our Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) maintenance program, we’re offering it at no charge for the first four months.

    Four months could mean 650 metric tons of carbon emissions compensated – the equivalent of over 1,600,000 miles (2,575,000 km) driven by an average passenger vehicle.

    It’s a simple and effective solution that helps ensure a greener future for us all!

    Sign up before it’s too late! Offer ends December 31, 2021. Based on a one-year contract for the Carbon Offset Service.

     

  • Carbon Offset Pricing for Business Jets

    For P&WC business jet customers enrolled in ESP™

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    Engine Aircraft Carbon Offset Service Rate ($ USD per flight hour per engine)
    PW305A Bombardier Learjet 60 $12
    PW305B Hawker 1000 $13
    PW306A Gulfstream G200 $13
    PW306C Cessna Citation Sovereign $14
    PW306D Cessna Citation Sovereign+ $14
    PW306D1 Cessna Citation Latitude $15
    PW307A Dassault Falcon 7X $13
    PW307D Dassault Falcon 8X $13
    PW308A Hawker 4000 $15
    PW308C Dassault Falcon 2000EX/DX/LX/S/LXS   $14
    PW530A Cessna Citation Bravo $10
    PW535A Cessna Citation Ultra Encore $10
    PW535B Cessna Citation Encore + $10
    PW535E Embraer Phenom300 $10
    PW545A Cessna Citation Excel $13
    PW545B Cessna Citation XLS $12
    PW545C Cessna Citation XLS+ $12
    PW615F-A Cessna Mustang $6
    PW617F-E/F1-E Embraer Phenom 100/100E $7
    PW814GA Gulfstream G500 $22
    PW815GA Gulfstream G600 $23


    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 Helicopter Engines

    For P&WC helicopter customers enrolled in ESP™

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    Engine Aircraft Carbon Offset Service Rate ($ USD per flight hour per engine)
    PT6C-67C AW139 $6.10
    PW207C AW109 Grand $3.30
    PW207D1 Bell 429 $3.50
    PW206C AW109 Power $3
    PW206B2 Airbus H135 $3
    PW207E MD 902 $3.10
    PT6T-3DF Bell 412EP $10.80
    PW210A AW169 $5.10
    PW210S Sikorsky S-76D $4.50
    PT6B-37A AW119 Koala $5.80
    PW207D2 Bell 429 $3.50
    PW206E MD Explorer 900/902 $3
    PT6B-36A Sikorsky S-76B $5.20
    PT6C-67E Airbus H175 $6.90
    PT6T-3D Bell CFUTTH CH-146 Griffon $10.80
    PW206B Airbus Helicopters H135 P1 $3
    PT6B-36B Sikorsky S-76B $5.20
    PW207D Bell 427 $3.30
    PT6T-3B Bell 212 $9.60
    PW206A MD Explorer 900 $3


    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.


  • Not Already Enrolled in P&WC's Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™)?

    Get 75 free flying hours per engine when you enroll

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    If you are not currently on a P&WC ESP™ pay-per-hour maintenance program, we are offering you 75 free flying hours to enroll. This represents a value* of up to:

    USD $84,000 per aircraft for P&WC-powered business jets

    USD $34,000 per P&WC-powered helicopters

    *Estimated values are based on a new enrollment of a PW307D-powered Dassault Falcon 8X aircraft on ESP Platinum and a new enrollment of a PW210F-powered Sikorsky S-76D aircraft on ESP™ Gold.

    These is a limited-time offer and we reserve the right to modify or terminate it at any time.

    Take the first step to enroll in ESP now.

  • Carbon Offset Projects

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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 Type Location Project Description Project Certification
    Clean Water Access Rwanda, Africa This project restores and repairs existing boreholes to provide clean drinking water to Rwandan communities, removing the need to boil water for purification which creates greenhouse gas emissions as well as deforestation on surrounding forests where firewood is sourced.

    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 and can take part in other income-generating activities, household tasks or taking care of each other. Waterborne and respiratory diseases are reduced thanks to better sanitary conditions.
    Gold Standard
    Renewable Energy India, Asia The clean power produced by the project displaces an equivalent amount of power from the grid, which is fed mainly by fossil fuel-fired power plants. Therefore, it results in a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

    Mytrah Wind, the project owner, also runs a wide corporate social responsibility scheme that supports the wellbeing of local communities. This includes investment to improve access to education, clean water and a focus on reducing unemployment for young people in the area. It also runs 2 community camps, together with UNICEF, to empower young women by educating them on their rights, creative abilities and skills in healthcare, while a safe water project provides clean water, sanitation education and improved latrine services.
    Verified Carbon Standard
    Forest Conservation Brazil, South America The Envira project in Brazil’s Amazon basin protects 39,300 hectares of tropical forest from logging and encroaching cattle ranches. This simultaneously preserves the areas rich biodiversity and mitigates the release of CO2 emissions.

    The project also fosters economic opportunities for local communities through sustainable farming and the sale of acai berries and medicinal plants, promotes environmental stewardship, and provides health services and educational courses.
    Verified Carbon Standard


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

     
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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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 CO2 reductions achieved (e.g. 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 to reduce their CO2 emissions and environmental footprint.

    Pratt & Whitney sustainability initiatives include: 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 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 charges for the carbon offset program calculated?

    Charges are established based on engine model and reported monthly engine utilization. The Service rates are outlined in Pricing section above.

    These charges have been determined estimating engine CO2 emissions per hour and market price for carbon offset ($ per ton of CO2 compensated).

    The service charges are on a pay-per-hour basis with no minimums and are added to your ESPTM invoice. ESPTM operators who pay taxes on their ESPTM 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.

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

    Yes, a Certificate of Service Subscription will be issued by P&WC and a Certificate of Carbon Compensation will be issued by South Pole and provided by P&WC to enrolled customers.

    Which other sustainability initiatives are being undertaken by Pratt & Whitney?

    In 2021, we announced our hybrid-electric propulsion technology and flight demonstrator program, enabling the next step change in efficiency and sustainability for aircraft engines. 

    Our vision is to be the best aerospace company for the world, for today and for future generations. We are integrating sustainability into all of our business activities. We aim to design, produce, operate and service products that have minimal impact on people and our planet throughout their entire life cycle. Some of the initiatives we have introduced are:

    Transforming our products. Click here to learn more.

    Optimizing our sites. Click here to learn more.

    Positive influence. Click here to learn more.

    Adhering to global chemical regulations. Click here to learn more. 

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