Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 6.9% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 799,056 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time, reaching 36,642 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,324 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 805,934 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 6.8% decrease from Friday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 28.9% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 25.2% share, while lignite plants comprised 12.6%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,644 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 865 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya