Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 934,317 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 43,292 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 32,634 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 944,692 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 4.9% decrease from Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 35.6% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 16.1% while lignite plants comprised 14.9%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,101 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,744 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya