Report highlights US cap-and-trade winners and losers

While Atlanta-based power company Southern Company would suffer the most as a single entity under a federal cap on carbon emissions, Exelon Corporation is likely to profit, according to research from Point Carbon.

The findings come from its latest report, Carbon exposure, unveiled today at the Carbon Market Insights Americas conference in New York. It identifies the major market participants under a US federal carbon cap-and-trade scheme, and quantifies the financial effect of a carbon cap on ea