Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 8.75% on Sunday compared to the previous day to reach 743,934 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time, reaching 36,814 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,364 megawatt-hours at 09.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 756,516 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 8.59% decrease compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 35.66% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 26.08% share while lignite plants comprised 15.83%.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 12,860 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 277 megawatt-hours.
By Gokce Kucuk Topbas