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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.).

"Your Next Vehicle" survey 2021

Do you live in Braintree?

You Next Vehicle

Braintree Drives Electric & Braintree Electric Light Department want to hear from you! Take a quick "Your Next Vehicle" survey for your chance to win a $83 Amazon gift card. Why $83? because that's a typical amount of monthly savings a Braintree driver could get by choosing an EV.

The Sunset Concert Series is back!

We are excited to announce that The Sunset Summer Concert series sponsored by BELD is back for 2021. Concerts are every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Sunset Lake’s Whalen Gazebo. Arrive early with your blanket or lawn chair for a shady spot and be entertained for FREE! We hope to see you there! Check out the awesome lineup below, who is your favorite?

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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.