All forms of energy have all kinds of subsidies, and Nuclear probably more than any other on a "per kWh generated" basis. Nuclear fission is awesome technology but will it be able to compete with solar on price - seems unlikely to me.
Solar panels are more economically productive than any unused land, forestry, or agriculture, and even some land uses in built up areas, such as car parking. What this means is that deploying solar upgrades utility. There is a question whether there is enough land. The short answer is yes, easily, it's not even close. Something like 4-5% of Earth's land surface with solar can provide enough energy for 10 billion people to live at current US levels of energy consumption, and more than 35% of Earth's land surface is essentially uninhabited deserts, moun... (read more)