How To Avoid The Dirty Side Of Clean Energy

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT) -- No industry is immune from corruption. And recent news reports suggest that the not-so-clean side of the clean energy sector may come under greater scrutiny around the world.

In February, Russian authorities announced that a contractor had embezzled over $30 million in state funds from the hydropower company RusHydro. In January, as part of an investigation into the Italian mafia’s infiltration in that country’s renewable energy industry, authorities arrested five individuals, including a local mayor, and charged them with fraud and corruption in connection with the...
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