Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5.61% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 896,589 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 39,605 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,367 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 853,596 megawatt-hours on Saturday marking a 5.47% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 29.90% of total electricity consumption on Saturday, imported coal plants held a 23.05% share while wind plants comprised 13.63%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,188 megawatt-hours while imports reached 899 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer