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Turkey's daily power consumption up 12.9% on Dec. 2

Turkey's electricity exports amount to 6,900 megawatt-hours, while imports reach 6,014 megawatt-hours

Ebru Sengul   | 03.12.2019
Turkey's daily power consumption up 12.9% on Dec. 2

ANKARA 

Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.9% to 806,529 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at local time 18.00 with 39,804 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed.

The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest daily point of 25,697 megawatt-hours at local time 05.00.

Electricity production totaled 807,415 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.7% increase compared to the previous day.

The majority of the output came from imported coal totaling 202,116 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and hydro storage plants followed with 192,566 megawatt-hours and 142,062 megawatt-hours, respectively.

On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,900 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 6,014 megawatt-hours.



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