Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.8% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 924,458 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 44,423 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1800 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,224 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0800 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 934,116 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 12% increase from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 41.4% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 15.7% while lignite plants comprised 13.3%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,112 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,866 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya