Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 8.12% on Sunday compared to the previous day to reach 786,946 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time, reaching 36,730 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,681 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 792,795 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking an 8.16% decrease from Saturday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 34.6% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 16.5%, while local coal plants held a 15% share.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,160 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 1,405 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer