Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 0.74% on Thursday compared to the previous day to reach 914,492 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 44,030 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,039 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 923,454 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 0.61% decrease from Wednesday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 28.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 19.5%, while hydroelectricity power plants held a 18.4% share.
On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 12,296 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,658 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay