Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 7.1% on Sunday compared to the previous day, totaling 935,292 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,635 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time on Sunday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 32,344 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 946,393 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 7.1% decrease from Saturday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 37.4% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 19% while lignite plants comprised 13.1%.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,191 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,282 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow