Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 7.9% on Saturday compared to the previous day to reach 866,839 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 14.00 local time, reaching 39,713 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,963 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 873,021 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 7.8% decrease from Friday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 33.4% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 23.1%, while hydroelectricity power plants held a 12.9% share.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,317 megawatt-hours, while imports total 4,304 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay