Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.41% to 1.052 million megawatt-hours on Friday compared to the previous day, breaking the previous day's record high, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
As temperatures continue to rise and electricity demand increases throughout the country, the all-time record in consumption was broken with 1.052 million megawatt-hours on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 50,875 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time on Friday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was lowest at 34,414 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 1.06 million megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 0.33% increase from Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 35.5% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity powerplants held a 18.5% share while imported coal plants comprised 15.5%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,015 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,360 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay