fbpx BELD News | BELD


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.).

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.

BELD remains closed to the public until further notice.

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, Braintree Electric Light Department is closed to the public. We will continue to run operations as usual, our BELD staff is on site and available by phone or email cservice@beld.com to provide information and answer questions regarding your BELD services; 781.348.BELD (2353). Please note our office hours have also been changed until further notice; our current hours of operation for all business conducted over the phone is 7:30  a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

NomoRobo ... Calls

BELD phone now works with Nomorobo to block robo calls to your home. It’s a FREE add-on that hangs up or blocks illegal robocallers or telemarketer calls to your BELD landline. Don’t worry; legitimate automated calls such as school closing notifications, doctors' office reminders, prescription pick up alerts and hurricane warnings are still allowed.

Subscribe to BELD News

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.