Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 0.87% on Friday compared to the previous day, totaling 865,965 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,602 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 29,742 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 865,929 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 0.95% decrease compared to Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 45.2% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 13% while imported coal plants comprised 12.1%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,543 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 11,598 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel