The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) has released a clean tech industry report showing that the Atlanta region is poised to become a "global industry leader in clean technology."
Atlanta is home to 541 clean tech company facilities representing 30,605 jobs focused on clean technology. Since 2010, Atlanta has attracted 34 clean tech companies, creating more than 2,200 jobs.
"The report shows Atlanta's clean economy as a leading economic driver for our region," said Bob Pertierra, MAC Vice President of Supply Chain & Advanced Manufacturing. "Our region continues to attract top clean tech companies that are leading new clean tech innovations, clearing new paths for sustainability options and creating high-wage jobs."
Clean technology includes energy efficiency, recycling and solid waste, smart grid, and solar and water technology.
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