Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.34% to 664,635 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 37,357 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed.
The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest daily point of 25,091 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production totaled 761,760 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.125% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants totaling 199,231 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and hydroelectricity followed with 173,921 megawatt-hours and 154,702 megawatt-hours, respectively.
Also on Sunday, Turkey’s electricity exports amounted to 7,560 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 5,749 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay