Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 1.6% on Thursday compared to the previous day to reach 821,730 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 38,765 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,462 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 829,614 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 1.6% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 34.77% of total electricity consumption on Thursday, imported coal plants held a 20.79% share while hydroelectricity plants comprised 17.61%.
On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,690 megawatt-hours while imports reached 805 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli