I was delighted to read a report in the Telegraph saying:
The European Commission is close to concluding that Britain's nuclear programme at Hinkley Point breaches EU state aid rules and may have to be revised, a move that could lead to long delays and even cause the complex deal to unravel.
Sources in Brussels say the chief concern is a £10bn loan guarantee for the construction of the plants, insurance against a meltdown, help with decommissioning costs and the inflation-linked “strike price” of £92.50 per megawatt hour for 35 years.
It's worth reading the whole article. One French newspaper, Le Monde, has reported that these subsidies have already been deemed unlawful, and that it is now only a matter of determining what sanctions will be imposed.