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 05.00 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.
By Firdevs Yuksel