Hawaiian Airlines Awarded First Ever Aviation Carbon Credits Using Pratt & Whitney’s EcoPower® Engine Wash
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. was awarded the first ever aviation-based carbon credit. The credits are Verified Carbon Units, issued under the requirements of the Verified Carbon Standard using a new methodology developed by Pratt & Whitney. The methodology provides a validated process for calculating the CO2 savings achieved from using EcoPower engine wash.
Since 2005, Hawaiian has saved more than 2.5 million gallons of fuel and 26,000 gallons of water, eliminated potential soil and groundwater contamination, and reduced its CO2 emissions by 22,000 metric tons as a result of continued use of the environmentally-friendly EcoPower engine wash.
Click here to read Pratt & Whitney’s press release.
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