Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased on Saturday by 3.7% compared to the previous day to reach 890,495 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 41,868 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,334 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 892,190 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 3.9% decrease compared to the previous day.
While electricity production from natural gas constituted 29,49% of total electricity consumption in Turkey on Saturday, imported coal plants held 22,65% while hydro power plants comprised 21,85%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,076 megawatt-hours while imports reached 3,381 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya