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Almost 3M Fuel Cells Cars Sold by 2020: “According to a new report from Pike Research, fuel cell vehicles will be commercially launched in most regions of the world by 2014, and cumulative sales of fuel cell cars and trucks will surpass 2.8 million vehicles globally by 2020.” — Pike Research.

MIT Tech Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies: Lots of greentech firms on it, including A123Systems (s AONE), Coskata, Amyris, Joule Biotechnologies, Suntech (s STP), eSolar, First Solar (s FSLR), Nissan, GE (s GE), Serious Materials, Solyndra, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla — release.

David Gelbaum Resigns from Boards to Focus on Entech: Gelbaum issued a release today saying that he’s resigned from all boards of public companies to focus on being the CEO of Entech Solar. See our exclusive interview with Gelbaum here. — release.

Cash for Lighting: Wireless lighting control company Adura says it’s raised $12 million, while LED maker Luminus Devices says it’s raised $19 million — release, and XConomy.

Q&A With Bill Gross: The dotcom pioneer that founded Idealab, is now helping lead eSolar, the solar thermal company that uses algorithms and mass manufacturing to reduce the cost of solar. Love this one quote, Gross says eSolar’s software is so good “The guys can be drunk when they place the rows; it really doesn’t matter. Our tolerance is plus or minus a foot.” — MIT Tech Review.

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