Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 4.35% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 762,748 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time with 36,227 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,024 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 773,248 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 4.17% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 35.35% of total electricity consumption on Saturday, imported coal plants held a 20.73% share while lignite plants comprised 14.83%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,787 megawatt-hours while imports reached 288 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay