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What the papers say - THE IRISH TIMES

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Elephant grass could meet 30% of Ireland's electricity requirement if it were planted on just 10% of arable land as a biomass crop. The grass can produce 150t/ha of dry fuel.

The rate at which new roads are built needs to be doubled to 100km a year if Ireland's National Development Plan's road building targets up to 2010 are to be realised, employers group the Irish Business & Employers' Confederation, has warned.

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