Connecticut announced the addition of 275 new clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the third quarter of 2014, ranking the state No. 7 in the U.S. for growth, according to a new report.

Nationwide, more than 18,000 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in 23 states during the third quarter, with the majority coming from the manufacturing sector, according to a report by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a business advocacy group for the clean energy industry that tracks jobs announcements related to solar, wind and other energy efficient projects.

Nevada, New York, and California announced the largest number of new clean energy jobs (6,556, 3,882, and 2,070, respectively).