Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 12.3% to 456,416 megawatt-hours on Sunday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 01.00 local time with 23,120 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 16,524 megawatt-hours at 09.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 457,921 megawatt-hours on Sunday with a 13.77% decrease compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 119,335 megawatt-hours. Run-of-river plants and hard coal followed with 96,201 megawatt-hours and 73,170 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,170 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,665 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay