Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.6% on Wednesday compared to the previous day, reaching 1.06 million megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 50,617 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time on Tuesday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 34,926 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 1.07 million megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 0.1% decrease from Tuesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 36.9% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 15.6% while hydropower plants comprised 11.9%.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,783 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,075 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya