Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.7% on Wednesday compared to the previous day, totaling 1,059,787 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 50,660 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 35,524 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 1,064,699 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 0.7% rise from Tuesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 41.1% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 18.5% while hydro plants comprised 12.6%.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,417 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 8,641 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel