Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 3.36% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 897,537 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,208 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 31,227 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 894,577 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 3.35% decrease compared to Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 27% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 14.1% while wind plants comprised 15.2%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 1o,881 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 14,118 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay