Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.7% to 731,816 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 34,614 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 23,365 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 726,752 megawatt-hours on Wednesday with a 12.2% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 196,613 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and natural gas plants followed with 137,274 megawatt-hours and 120,674 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,033 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 8,097 megawatt-hours.
By Gokce Kucuk Topbas