Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 2% to 765,229 megawatt-hours on Friday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 15.00 local time with 35,387 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,477 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 750,371 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 2.4% decrease compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 179,272 megawatt-hours. Hydroelectricity and lignite plants followed with 140,667 megawatt-hours and 140,157 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 500 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 15,358 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu