Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 2% on Friday compared to the previous day, totaling 902,232 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,710 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,029 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 908,468 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 2.1% decrease from Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 42.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 15.8% while lignite plants comprised 13.4%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 18,187 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 12,063 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu