Metro Atlanta is a leading hub for clean tech companies and industry activities, representing the most diverse clean economy in the nation. Atlanta excels in clean tech sector growth, with more than 43,000 clean economy jobs.
The clean economy has become the engine of the country’s emerging next economy, providing a robust cross section of job opportunities, including high-wage jobs.
Since 2010, the metro Atlanta region has recruited 34 clean tech companies creating more than 2,200 jobs. In 2012, MAC stepped forward to create the Clean Tech Leadership Council with the mission of growing the clean economy and attracting and growing clean tech jobs. Home to industry leaders Suniva, GE Energy and Siemens, Metro Atlanta is poised to create an additional 6,000 clean tech jobs over the next five years.