Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.85% on Friday compared to the previous day to reach 875,204 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time, reaching 41,770 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,761 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 884,536 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 0.89% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 31.79% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 20.31% share while wind plants comprised 14.67%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 9,433 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 100 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay