Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 3.82% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 827,038 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time, reaching 40,142 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,778 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 842,051 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 3.70% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 34.61% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 21.97% share while hydroelectricity plants comprised 16.05%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,419 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 405 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow