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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.).

Sunset Concert Series 2022

Summer is upon us and it’s time to start scheduling in some fun! Once again BELD will sponsor free evenings of music at Sunset Lake’s Whalen Gazebo. Shows run Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., June 28 through August 9. Arrive early with your blanket or lawn chair for a shady spot and be entertained for FREE!

MAY 10, MLB Meeting canceled.

The Tuesday May 10 MLB Meeting has been CANCELED. We will post a new date once one has been set. Sorry for any inconvenience. 


Next meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday May 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Our meetings are open to the public and held in the BELD Board Room at 150 Potter Road, Braintree, MA 02184.

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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.