Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.9% to 742,519 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 35,602 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 25,049 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 735,854 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 13.1% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 219,985 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river hydroelectricity plants followed with 146,820 megawatt-hours and 99,535 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,302 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 12,967 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel