Cruthirds Report Reader Survey

How long have you been reading The Cruthirds Report?
Less than 6 months
6 months to 1 year
1 year to less than 3 years
3 years to less than 5 years
5 years or more
I am not currently a subscriber (Please answer the following questions based on when you last saw the reports.)

How did you learn of The Cruthirds Report?
Referred by a company colleague
Referred by a colleague outside your company
Referred by a commission or professional organization
Directly from David Cruthirds
News story
Other (please specify)

How did you learn of The Cruthirds Report if not from one of the above?


Why did you become a subscriber? Select all that apply:
Includes information and insights not available from other sources
Access to historical database of reports and case histories
Interested in David Cruthirds´ commentary
Networking opportunities
You were given the subscription

Any other reasons?


Which of The Cruthirds Reports do you read regularly? Check all that apply:
Regular Reports
Special Reports
Quarterly Earnings Reports
Louisiana PSC Reports
E-RSC/OMS Reports
NARUC/SEARUC/MARC Reports

State PSC/PUC coverage
The Cruthirds Report has traditionally focused on state public utility commission cases in the Southeast United States, with selected coverage of FERC cases and issues (mostly Entergy and the Southern Company). Based upon our expanded coverage of MISO, would you also like to see detailed coverage of the Midwest states in MISO´s traditional territory in addition to our coverage of the Southeast states?
Yes
No
No opinion

Which utility commissions are you interested in receiving updates about? Check all that apply:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Alabama PSC
Arkansas PSC
Florida PSC
Georgia PSC
Kentucky PSC
Louisiana PSC
Mississippi PSC
North Carolina UC
South Carolina PSC
Tennessee Regulatory Authority
Tennessee Valley Authority
Texas PUC
Virginia SCC

Please list specific MISO state commissions of interest:


Would you pay more for that coverage?
Recognizing that comprehensive coverage of state commission cases is very labor-intensive, would you be willing to pay a higher subscription rate for in-depth coverage of the legacy MISO states?
Yes
A little more
No — not much value
No opinion

Value from low-priority cases?
The Cruthirds Report traditionally has provided fairly comprehensive coverage of state PSCs in the Southeast, which has included coverage of many minor/low-priority cases (small LDC PGAs, minor tariff changes, etc.) Do you ever derive any value from our coverage of such cases?
Often
Occasionally
Rarely
Never

Splitting the service?
We are considering splitting the service into one set of reports for the Entergy/MISO region, and another for the Southern Company and the rest of the Southeast states. (Answer all that apply.)
Would you like that?
Would you like to subscribe to both?
Or only the Entergy/MISO reports?
Or only the Southern Company/Southeast reports?

Which committees, meetings and/or aspects of MISO would you like us to cover?
(Please be as specific as possible.)
Board of Directors
Advisory Committee
Organization of MISO States
Seams Issues
Resource adequacy
Transmission Planning
Order 1000

What else?


What is your overall satisfaction with the CONTENT of The Cruthirds Report?
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied

Comments, suggestions?


What is your overall satisfaction level with the FORMAT of The Cruthirds Report?
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied

Comments, suggestions?


Shorter reports with links to content?
We anticipate shortening the reports by converting from "full" reports to reports with the first sentences of lead stories and links to the rest of the story on our website. Would you like that?
Yes, I strongly support that change
Yes, I support that change
I have no preference
I do not support that change and prefer the "full" reports delivered via email.

Would you like to continue receiving the "full" version if we convert to the link/web-based format?
Yes
No
No opinion.

What type of device do you use to view The Cruthirds Report? (Check all that apply)
Desktop computer
Laptop computer
iPad/tablet computer
Smart phone
Print and read paper copy

Pdf version?
Some readers have asked for the reports to be provided in Adobe Acrobat/pdf format. Would that be of any interest/value to you?
Significant value
Modest value
No value
No opinion

What is your overall satisfaction with the AMOUNT of commentary in The Cruthirds Report?
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied

Comments, suggestions?


What is your overall satisfaction with the QUALITY/ACCURACY of commentary in The Cruthirds Report?
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied

Comments, suggestions?


What is your overall satisfaction with the TONE of commentary in The Cruthirds Report?
Very Satisfied
Satisfied
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied

Comments, suggestions?


How would you describe the overall TONE of the commentary in The Cruthirds Report?
Check all that apply.
Objective
Informative
Insightful
Insider-focused
Adversarial
Too scathing/biting

Other descriptions, adjectives?


Dialogue, feedback?
Would you like a convenient way to comment, provide feedback on the commentary, and engage in dialogue with David and/or other readers?
Yes
No
No opinion

Please select the characteristics below that you are satisfied with.
Breadth of coverage (number of commissions and companies covered)
Depth of coverage (level of detail and specifics in docket updates)
Subject areas currently covered (electricity/natural gas)
Frequency of reports
Commentary (insights, positions and value)
Database usability and search functionality

How often do you logon and use The Cruthirds Report searchable database?
Weekly
Once or twice a month
A few times a year
Never

How often do you visit our website?
Weekly
Once or twice a month
A few times a year
Never

Please select the characteristics you are satisfied with.
Ease of navigation
Freshness of content
Accuracy of information
Quality of content
Quantity of content
Layout/design

Comments, suggestions?


Please select the features you´d like to see.
Interviews with utility commissioners
Interviews with industry/topic experts
Guest columns
Company profiles
Articles on regulatory issues (IRPs, DM/EE, Rate cases, etc.)
Articles on other industry subject areas (political, environmental, etc.)
Comment section
News feed

Other?


How likely is it that you would recommend us to a colleague/friend?
Very likely
Somewhat likely
Neutral
Somewhat unlikely
Very unlikely

Customization?
Would you like an option to customize your newsletter to focus on the areas and commissions most important to you and/or your company?
Yes
No

What features would you like to add?


What can we do to improve The Cruthirds Report?




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