Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 11.5% on Sunday compared to the previous day, reaching 850,827 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 39,258 megawatt-hours at 22.00 local time, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,128 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 856,920 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 11.4% decrease from Saturday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 37% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 15.7% share while lignite plants comprised 12.8%.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,939 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 8,137 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow