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GAS SOUTHERN Co GAS

Filed: 14 Jan 21, 1:18pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D. C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)January 14, 2021

Commission
File Number
Registrant,
State of Incorporation,
Address and Telephone Number
I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.
1-14174Southern Company Gas58-2210952
(A Georgia Corporation)
Ten Peachtree Place, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
(404) 584-4000

The name and address of the registrant have not changed since the last report.

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

None

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company  
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  






Item 8.01.
Other Events.
On January 14, 2021, Northern Illinois Gas Company (“Nicor Gas”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Company Gas, filed a general base rate case with the Illinois Commerce Commission (the “Illinois Commission”) requesting a $293 million increase in annual base rate revenues. The requested increase is based on a projected test year for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2022 and a return on equity of 10.35%.
The Illinois Commission is expected to rule on the requested increase within the 11-month statutory time limit, after which rate adjustments will be effective. The ultimate outcome of this matter cannot be determined at this time.
SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  January 14, 2021SOUTHERN COMPANY GAS
By:/s/Melissa K. Caen
Melissa K. Caen
Assistant Secretary