Nearly 60 clean energy and transportation projects that could create 38,600 jobs were announced during the second quarter of 2013, which is higher than the 37,400 new jobs forecasted during the same quarter in 2012, according to a report by the Environmental Entrepreneurs. With 12 upcoming projects, California was the top state for new clean energy and transportation-related job announcements (more than 9,000). Up next was Hawaii (5,000 total jobs), Maryland (4,400), Illinois (3,400), Oregon (3,067), Kansas (2,758), Missouri (2,750), Texas (2,000), Alaska (612) and Nevada (580).