Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 4.39% to 587,997 megawatt-hours on Saturday according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 29,884 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 19,654 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 584,356 megawatt-hours on Friday with a 5.80% decrease compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 186,809 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river plants followed with 105,210 megawatt-hours and 104,858 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,923 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,564 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay