Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 12.9% on Monday compared to the previous day, reaching 841,679 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time at 40,821 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,930 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 846,126 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.4% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 34.4% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity plants comprised 16%, while imported coal plants held a 15.6% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 9,927 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,689 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu