Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5.3% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 881,957 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 41,902 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 30,715 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 884,656 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 5.3% decrease compared to Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 28.9% of total electricity consumption, wind plants contributed 18.6% while imported coal plants comprised 18.3%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,148 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 10,550 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel