Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 2.4% on Friday compared to the previous day to reach 869,800 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time, reaching 41,594 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,216 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 877,006 megawatt-hours on Friday, with a decrease of 2.7% from Thursday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 32.76% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 19.87% share while wind plants comprised 13.85%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 9,978 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,772 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu