Noting that a small disagreement between private sector and energy officials had resulted in a blackout recently in 13 different cities across Turkey, Aygun said "It is not possible to solve Turkey's energy problems with a couple of meetings and a couple of concessions. There is nothing left to the energy policy that Turkey follows. Unfortunately, dark days await Turkey."
Aygun also noted that Turkey's electricity is the most expensive in the world, and that the Turkish people would be hurt by rising natural gas costs. He said "While Europeans spend 1% of their incomes on electricity bills, Turkish people spend about 10% of their incomes on the same thing. If this goes up to 15% or 20%, people will shut down the circuits in their homes."