Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.1% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 834,592 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 40,209 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,942 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 842,829 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 12.2% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 30.78% of total electricity consumption on Monday, imported coal plants held a 22.50% share while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 16.43%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,358 megawatt-hours while imports reached 125 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli