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  • Upgrading 250 Meters in 2 Days During Peak Camping Season

    Upgrading 250 Meters in 2 Days During Peak Camping Season

    In this video, we showcase how a bustling Florida campground successfully upgraded 250 electric meters in just two days during peak snowbird season!

    We'll take you through the process of replacing old analog meters with advanced smart meters from Wild Energy. Watch as the park maintenance staff swiftly and safely upgrade each meter, minimizing disruptions and enhancing operational efficiency instantly.

  • Free is Not Fair: Stop Giving Away Free Electricity!

    Free is Not Fair: Stop Giving Away Free Electricity!

    For decades, RV Campgrounds have always included electric usage for FREE to their customers. This was primarily because there was no way to measure and bill for services during a short stay. Now, with an advanced electric metering and monitoring strategy, you can stop setting money on fire and streamline your park's billing and operations. 
  • Are Modern Campers Ready to Embrace Electric Billing?

    Are Modern Campers Ready to Embrace Electric Billing?

    With technology now existing to automate meter reading parks can charge every guest for exactly what they used. At Wild Energy we like to refer to this as Fair for All instead of being free and unregulated. With that in mind I wanted to hear from campers about what they thought about billing for electricity.

  • Make Electric Sub-metering a Competitive Differentiator For Your RV Park

    Make Electric Sub-metering a Competitive Differentiator For Your RV Park

    Many RV parks maintain a 'No EV' policy due to concerns about power consumption. However, what if you were the only park in your area to embrace EVs and ERVs? By allowing them and providing electric vehicle charging infrastructure at each pedestal, you can proactively market this as a unique offering. This would not only attract more environmentally conscious campers but also set you apart from your competition.
  • Disconnecting Meters: Is There a Good Use Case?

    Disconnecting Meters: Is There a Good Use Case?

    In years past, we’ll admit that we often recommended disconnecting meters to customers. After all, it seemed a great option.  When the site was vacant, you could turn off the power.  Mr. Johnson in the site next door couldn’t run his extension cord over to the empty site. However, after talking to customers and through real world data analysis, the team at Wild Energy has come to the realization that disconnecting meters may not be the right solution in 99% of cases. 

  • Facing Margin Compression? How to  Keep Your RV Park Profitable

    Facing Margin Compression? How to Keep Your RV Park Profitable

    Owning an RV park is a dream come true for many, but as an RV park owner, one of the most significant challenges you face is margin compression. This occurs when increasing energy costs eat into your profits. Energy is the lifeblood of your park, providing a comfortable and functional environment for your guests. However, with the relentless rise in energy rates, coupled with the electrification of vehicles, including Electric RVs (ERVs), you allocate more of your budget to cover these expenses, leaving less room for profit.

  • Powering Up Profitability: Why Campgrounds and RV Parks Should Meter Energy, Even in the Slow Season

    Powering Up Profitability: Why Campgrounds and RV Parks Should Meter Energy, Even in the Slow Season

    When it comes to running a successful campground or RV park, park owners understand that it's not just about providing a place to stay – it's about managing costs, maximizing revenue, and ensuring a top-notch experience for guests. Energy consumption plays a significant role in achieving these goals, and that's why metering for energy is essential, even during the slow season.
  • Wild Energy and Newbook: Powerful Energy Management Integration

    Wild Energy and Newbook: Powerful Energy Management Integration

    Blake Burris from Newbook joins Mike Sorenson to discuss how their platform helps campground and park owner streamline operations and provide an optimal guest experience. 
  • Torrey Trails: The Future of Sustainable Camping with EV-Friendly Campsites

    Torrey Trails: The Future of Sustainable Camping with EV-Friendly Campsites

    Outdoor enthusiasts are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to make their adventures more sustainable. In recent years, the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) has presented an opportunity for campgrounds and RV resorts to provide environmentally-friendly solutions that cater to the needs of EV drivers.
  • Changes In The Campground and RV Park Industry

    Changes In The Campground and RV Park Industry

    The campground and RV park industry has undergone significant changes in the last five years. These changes have been driven by various factors, including changing consumer preferences, advances in technology, and evolving industry standards. Looking forward, we can expect several trends to continue shaping the industry in the upcoming years.
  • How Wild Energy Is Shifting The Campground Industry

    How Wild Energy Is Shifting The Campground Industry

    Wild Energy is helping to shift the campground industry toward a more sustainable and eco-friendly future. While there may be some upfront costs involved in implementing these systems, the long-term benefits can make it a worthwhile investment for campgrounds.
  • Why Campgrounds Need Electric Metering

    Why Campgrounds Need Electric Metering

    For campgrounds, electric metering is particularly important. Campgrounds have tens to hundreds of campsites, each with its own electrical hookup. Without electric metering, it would be impossible to accurately measure the amount of electricity used by each campsite, making it difficult to bill consumers appropriately.