Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.14% on Thursday compared to the previous day, totaling 974,452 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,737 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 33,450 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 985,120 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 0.15% increase from Wednesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 40% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 16.9% while lignite plants comprised 13.4%.
On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 16,154 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,754 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay