Town of Belmont High Heat/Humidity Advisory

Photo: The heat map from the National Weather Service. Due to the current period of high heat and humidity, the Town of Belmont encourages everyone to stay cool and hydrated and to check on elderly friends and neighbors while following good social distancing practices.  Seniors with questions about staying cool during this especially warm period […]

Light Board Names Asst. GM Craig Spinale To Belmont Light’s Top Post

Photo: Craig Spinale, Belmont Light Craig Spinale will be dropping the “assistant” from his title as he was named the new General Manager at Belmont Light. The eight-year veteran of Belmont’s independent electric utility was appointed to Belmont Light’s top position by the town’s Light Board – which is made up of the three members […]

Belmont Light’s Chris Roy Leaving To Run Shrewsbury’s Utility

Photo: Chris Roy, Belmont Light GM Belmont Light’s General Manager Christopher Roy, who brought much needed stability to a sometimes troubled utility, is leaving his post to take over the running of the Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations. Roy told the Light Board at its Monday, May 18 meeting that his first day in his […]

Belmont Light’s Winter Celebration/Blanket Drive Set For Thursday

Photo: Part of the poster for Belmont Light’s Winter Celebration and Blanket Drive. The town’s electrical utility, Belmont Light, will be celebrating the Winter season with its customers at the 40 Prince St. office on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.    The event is open to all Belmont Light customers. Those attending […]

What To Know When The Lights Go Out In Belmont

Photo: Downed trees could cause electric outages. Falling trees and and broken branches could cause electric outages throughout Belmont as the region is buffered by a fall nor’easter. National Weather Service forecasters said that “strong to damaging winds” with maximum gusts of up to 40 miles per hour are expected to peak Thursday afternoon into […]

Changes Coming to Online Payments for Belmont Light Customers

Photo: Belmont Light will soon turn to a new online payment processor. Starting Monday, Sept. 9, Belmont Light will be switching its online payment processor from InvoiceCloud to NISC’s SmartHub.  SmartHub can be accessed by following the link on the front page of www.BelmontLight.com or by visiting BelmontLight.SmartHub.coop  To start, customers will need only their account number […]

With Heat Wave Coming, Belmont Light Asks Customers To Cut Energy Use

Photo: Belmont Light is requesting customers to lower energy usage as temperatures climb. With a significant heatwave set to blanket Belmont over the coming weekend, the town’s electrical utility is requesting consumers to save energy and money by reducing usage during peak times. With temperatures rising to the 90s on Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July […]

All Electric: Selectmen OK Power Storage, Solar Farm At Incinerator Site

Photo: An example of a battery storage site. Where once Belmont burned its trash will become an electrical park as the Belmont Board of Selectmen voted to install a combined battery storage facility and solar farm at the former town’s incinerator on Concord Avenue near the Lexington town line. “That’s the beauty of this use. […]

Belmont Light Sends Crews To Restore Power To Florida’s Panhandle After Hurricane [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont Light crews are heading to Florida’s Panhandle to help restore power after devastating hurricane.  The photos and videos don’t do justice to the destructive force which Category 5 Hurricane Michael brought to northwest Florida. Watch pic.twitter.com/eL9Pb4INAw by 𝕁𝕒𝕤𝕠𝕟 𝕂. 𝕄𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕖𝕝𝕝 (@CNNJason) October 11, 2018 In response to the natural disaster, Belmont Light has sent […]

During Three Day Heatwave, Belmont Light Asks Customers to Turn Down Electrical Use

Photo: It’s that hot! The next three days with temperatures in Belmont hitting the upper 90s, higher than normal energy usage and higher costs is on the way. Belmont Light is asking customers to help save energy and money by reducing electricity consumption between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Electricity cut during peak times helps Belmont mitigate […]