Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 778,770 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 42,514 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,141 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 894,732 megawatt-hours on Monday marking an 14.9% increase compared to the previous day.
While electricity production from natural gas constituted 27.90% of total electricity consumption in Turkey on Monday, imported coal plants held a 22.09% share while hydro power plants comprised 16.49%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,235 megawatt-hours while imports reached 248 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow