Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 11.1% to 846,358 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 41,066 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 26,288 megawatt-hours at 05.00.
Total electricity production reached 839,777 megawatt-hours on Monday, with a 11.2% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants with 175,433 megawatt-hours.
Natural gas and hydro storage plants followed with 147,615 megawatt-hours and 144,735 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,081 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 13,662 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul