Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 4.84% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 765,237 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 36,354 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,105 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 774,221 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 4.97% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 33.23% of total electricity consumption on Saturday, imported coal plants held a 20.86% share while hydropower plants comprised 16.26%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,811 megawatt-hours while imports reached 1,827 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay