Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.99% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, reaching 850,059 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time at 40,355 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,786 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 852,530 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 0.7% increase from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 35.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 15.1%, while imported lignite plants held a 13.5% share.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,229 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 8,283 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow