Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5.45% to 671,646 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 32,863 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 22,845 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 669,346 megawatt-hours on Saturday with a 4.93% decrease compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 177,706 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river plants followed with 131,309 megawatt-hours and 119,753 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,498 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,798 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu