Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 1.2% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 797,888 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 37,108 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 27,841 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 796,116 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 1.5% decrease compared to Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 37.4% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 15% while wind power plants comprised 12.6%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,689 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 12,680 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel