Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 7.76% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 1,037,932 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 48,400 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 36,679 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 1,046,013 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 7.77% decrease from Friday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 39.3% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 26.2% while local coal plants comprised 11.9%.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,140 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,066 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer