Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 4.5% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 837,329 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 39,123 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,659 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 843,513 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 4.37% fall from Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 39.1% of total electricity consumption, lignite plants contributed 15.7% while imported coal plants comprised 13.8%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 16,580 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 10,557 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya