Most Kampgrounds of America (KOA) across the and will soon have -friendly charging stations for electric (EV).
KOA announced the good news at its annual convention in Baton Rouge ( ), according to a release. Level 2 EV Chargers designed by Jamestown Advanced Products will soon be available at select locations across the and .
EV) chargers for their properties. EV charging stations are planned to roll out at KOA early next year.owners within the company’s network of 520 are now eligible to purchase KOA-branded electric (
The charging stations will be produced in collaboration with Jamestown Advanced Products. According to KOA, this supports their goal of promoting sustainable transportation and at their .
KOA’s latest research suggests that one in five EV in their household, compared to 12 percent of non- . The national average for EV ownership is around seven percent.have an
“KOA is excited to bring this amenity toand RVers who own electric at a higher rate than the national average,” the release states.
The Level 2 chargers utilize a 240-volt electric supply and can charge theup to 10 times faster than a Level 1 (120-volt) charger.
“KOA is always looking for innovative ways to make our properties more environmentally friendly and reduce our carbon footprint. This amenity is a first-of-its-kind for a EV chargers as an amenity to owners and guests alike,” said Toby O’Rourke, president and CEO of Kampgrounds of America. “It’s an important step in promoting sustainability in the industry and making it easy for electric owners to enjoy their favorite activities such as camping, road-tripping, and RVing.”network, and we could not be more excited to offer
“We’re thrilled to partner with KOA to introduce the first fully integrated RV and EV power outlet to who want to travel with their electric and hybrid ,” said Josh Lodestro, director at Jamestown. “Our EV chargers will be fast and reliable, solving for the common problem of finding enough chargers on the road when you leave major urban areas. Best of all, the will never need to leave their to charge.”
Each charging station will allow for added 50, 30, or 20-amp receptacles to make on-EV charging upon installation as each unit arrives pre-wired and installs similarly to standard RV power outlets that they are familiar with. Each unit will also include universal access charging plug and twenty-five feet of cable. Registered will receive priority access to the charging stations.installation a one-stop solution for all power needs. In addition, KOA owners do not need to have prior knowledge about
The KOA EV charging stations will launch in January 2022.
About Kampgrounds Of America
Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) is the world’s largest system of open-to-the-public KOA Holiday, and KOA Resort – offer sites and designed for every type of camping experience. In addition to unrivaled brand visibility, KOA offers owners unparalleled support, marketing, and technology. The company’s proprietary software, K2, delivers a completive advantage within the market. Founded in 1962 in Billings, Mont., KOA now serves more than a million camping families each year, who rely on the standards of excellence and unique adventures for which KOA is known. For more information, visit KOA.com.with 525 locations across the . and united under the mission of “connecting people to the outdoors and each other.” The industry leader in hospitality, KOA’s family of brands – KOA Journey,
About Jamestown Advanced Products
Jamestown Advanced Products is a second-generation, woman-owned steel New York. Our heavy-duty, commercial-grade, and dependable furnishings have satisfied and throughout the and , including KOA properties, , college campuses, amusement , and more family favorites. We are poised to capitalize on over thirty years of experience to begin pushing Jamestown Advanced to the top of the furnishing industry and the forefront of conversations regarding the evolution of the experience. With exciting new products like the Level 2 Electric Charging Station or the ipe wood-finished Empire Collection and many more exciting projects to come, Jamestown Advanced remains a premier provider of American-made and municipal furnishings for generations to come. For more information, visit www.jamestownadvanced.com.located in Western