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Turkey's daily power consumption down 0.4% on Oct. 21

Electricity exports amount to 14,323 megawatt-hours and imports total 14,082 megawatt-hours

Firdevs Yuksel   | 22.10.2021
Turkey's daily power consumption down 0.4% on Oct. 21

ISTANBUL

Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 0.4% on Thursday compared to the previous day, totaling 873,536 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,953 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 29,722 megawatt-hours at 5.00 a.m. local time (0200 GMT).

Electricity production amounted to 874,250 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 0.34% decrease compared to Wednesday.

Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 45.3% of total electricity consumption and imported coal plants contributed 13.1% while lignite plants comprised 12.2%.

On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,323 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 14,082 megawatt-hours.

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