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 […]

Tree Branch Cause Of Large Blackout Monday Night

Photo: Lights and air conditioning went out Monday at 8:15 p.m. At approximately 8:15 p.m. on Monday, July 9, a fallen tree branch struck Belmont Light electrical wires, resulting in a large power outage affecting customers in the eastern section of town, adjacent with Cambridge. Approximately 2,000 customers were initially without power in the area […]

Belmont Light: Help Save Energy, Turn Down Electrical Use 3 PM – 8 PM

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

Belmont Light Schedule Power Outage In Belmont Village Area 5 AM Saturday

Photo: Out goes the lights … and air conditioning. A small explosion on a piece of equipment on Friday afternoon, June 29 will require Belmont Light to cut power to homes in the Belmont Village neighborhood early Saturday morning, June 30. According to Belmont Light’s Aidan Leary, “Due to an equipment failure today, we must execute […]

Belmont Light Announces Summer Office Hours

Photo: Following the lead by the town, Belmont Light has announced changes to its office hours for the summer. From June 11 through Aug. 31, Belmont’s electrical utility company will be opening at 7 a.m. weekday, one hour earlier than its normal 8 a.m., in order to better serve our customers, especially those with contractors doing […]

Belmont Drives Electric Returning To The Chenery On June 24

Photo: The last Belmont Drives Electric brought out the crowds. Belmont Drives Electric’s next event will be held on Sunday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Chenery Middle School at Washington and Oakley. Anyone who is interested is invited to come view and test drive electric vehicles (EV), including the Tesla Model 3, […]