Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 8.8% on Sunday compared to the previous day to reach 750,105 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 21.00 local time, reaching 35,586 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,365 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 758,829 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 8.97% decrease from Saturday.
Turkey's electricity production from wind power plants constituted 18.2% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity power plants comprised 16.7%, while lignite plants held a 14.8% share.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,016 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,948 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow