Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 874,756 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 43,569 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,947 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 879,693 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 12.9% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 25% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 20.1% share, while wind plants comprised 18.8%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,370 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 1,519 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu