Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 5.8% to 733,767 megawatt-hours on Saturday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 34,041 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 25,909 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 724,054 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking an 5.6% decrease compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 193,945 megawatt-hours. Hydroelectricity and lignite plants followed with 155,762 megawatt-hours and 124,279 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 2,323 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 12,036 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya