Turkey's daily electricity consumption decreased by 8.8% on Sunday compared to the previous day to reach 757,180 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday at 10.30 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time, reaching 35,576 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,404 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 762,915 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a 7.7% decrease from Saturday.
While Turkey's electricity production from imported coal power plants constituted 23.9% of total electricity consumption, natural gas plants comprised 16.5%, while lignite plants held a 15.3% share.
On Sunday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,940 megawatt-hours, while imports total 1,303 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel