Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.6% to 780,685 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 36,239 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,340 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 772,524 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking an 0.1% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 180,599 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and hydroelectricity plants followed with 156,124 megawatt-hours and 153,338 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 1,232 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 9,394 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu