Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 3.4% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 870,708 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,799 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,564 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 878,486 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 3.3% decrease from Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 17% while lignite plants comprised 13.6%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 18,351 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 10,649 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay