Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5.73% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 990,208 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,753 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 34,221 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 990,208 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 5.80% decrease from Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 34.9% of total electricity consumption, wind plants contributed 16% while imported coal plants comprised 15.6%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,983 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,928 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer