Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 8.7% on Sunday compared to the previous day to reach 779,706 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time, reaching 36,582 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,457 megawatt-hours at 09.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 783,715 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 8.7% decrease from Saturday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 31.21% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held 19.06%, while lignite plants comprised 12.47%.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,760 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 772 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel