Citizens Energy is passing through the costs for winter as they get added.
Realgy can account for gas costs by the end of each month and has passed through this winter’s costs already.
Citizens Energy like most utilities will accrue the costs associated with this winter and then pass through the total costs over time.
In the past 5 years; Realgy’s INDEX+ service was higher than Citizens Energy in just 2 months; January 2014 and February 2014. Once Citizen Energy passes through their costs due to winter; Realgy’s higher cost for those two months will disappear. Just like the snow.
Read the whole Citizens article, Cold Weather Driving Higher Gas Usage and Higher Bills