Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 2.1% on Friday compared to the previous day to reach 805,604 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time with 37,897 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,844 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 813,549 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 2.08% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 33.15% of total electricity consumption on Friday, imported coal plants held a 20.99% share while hydroelectricity plants comprised 20.24%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,383 megawatt-hours while imports reached 438 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu