Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased on Saturday by 4.38% compared to the previous day to reach 898,939 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 41,139 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,681megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 893,139 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 4.8% decrease compared to the previous day.
While electricity production from natural gas constituted 26.31% of total electricity consumption in Turkey on Saturday, hydroelectricity power plants held a share of 24.04% and the share of imported coal was 21.70%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,078 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 4,277 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay