Our region is positioned to become a leader in the smart cities, electric vehicle, battery tech and solar sectors. Companies looking to lower emissions and reduce carbon footprint for themselves, and their customers have invested over $11.5 billion in Georgia since 2018.  With innovation centers bringing creative solutions to energy sustainability and students graduating with a deep understanding of the possibilities ahead, Atlanta is ready and unleashing the technology to create resilient communities for generations to come.  

Electric Vehicle Production

Rivian plans to open its second EV factory here, employing 7,500 and investing $5 billion into the region. Hyundai Motor Group will open its first fully dedicated EV and battery manufacturer in GA, investing $7.4 billion by 2025. 

Battery Manufacturing and Recycling

Korean battery giant SK Battery is investing $2.6 billion in Jackson County to supply electric vehicles with the latest in battery technology. Ascend Elements is investing $43 million to open a commercial-scale lithium-ion battery recycling plant that will become the largest of its kind in North America. 


By the Numbers


top state in the country for solar energy production


world’s greenest film studio  (Electric Owl Studios in Stone Mountain)


Top city in country for percentage of green office space. (37%)

Other Key Industries