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Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD) is one of 41 municipal light departments organized under Massachusetts General Laws chapter 164, and one of more than 2,200 municipally owned light departments in the country. BELD is recognized locally and nationally as an innovator in technology and new services.

Braintree Drives Electric

Plug-in electric cars are fast, fun, affordable, and efficient. Compared to gas vehicles, EV maintenance is cheaper and simpler, and cost less to operate. More information.

Bright Ideas, inserts & notices

BI Newsletter, AR, notices, communityClick to see recent Bright Ideas newsletters, Annual Reports or any of our community notices (billing inserts, Internet and phone promotions, etc.).

BELD awarded APPA Certificate of Excellence in Reliability Award

We want to congratulate all our folks working in Engineering & Operations for receiving the 2019 APPA Certificate of Excellence in Reliability Award! This is the third year in a row we have received this award from APPA!

As a customer of Braintree Electric Light Department you lose electricity less often than most people across the country do. We’re out for less than 12 minutes a year, excluding any major events.

Free speed upgrade for BELD Internet customers

With many Braintree residents working from home, adopting these new social-distancing behaviors, teaching and entertaining children who are home from school due to closures. We want to make sure you have the speed you need to support this temporary new way of living and working. With that said we have upgraded our download speeds at no additional cost to you.

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Report an outage

link to report an outage

If you need to report an issue with your BELD service, please call us at 781.348.BELD (2353). In case of an emergency (life-threatening situation, downed line, or imminent danger) please call 911.

Online Billpay/Paperless

Link to our BillPay/Paperless

Our online payment system allows you to pay your BELD electric bill even faster, easier and more securely. As a registered account user, you’ll be able to see your payment history and past billing statements.