The metro Atlanta region is poised to become a global industry leader in clean technology in several key industry sectors, including energy efficiency; recycling and solid waste; smart grid; services, and products/materials. Those employment and job creation sectors, along with solar and water technologies, represent areas for strategic growth in the future.

MAC’s 2013 clean tech industry inventory report reveals that metro Atlanta is home to 541 clean tech company facilities representing 30,605 jobs focused on clean technology.  Since 2010, the metro Atlanta region has recruited some 34 clean tech companies, creating more than 2,200 jobs.