Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 0.63% on Wednesday compared to the previous day, totaling 879,560 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,908 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 30,112 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time (0500 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 880,029 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 0.67% decrease compared to Tuesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 39.4% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 13.8% while imported coal plants comprised 13.1%.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 9,868 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 9,583 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer