Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 955,373 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 46,121 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,399 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 965,764 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 12.9% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 32.5% of total electricity consumption, wind plants contributed 17.5% while imported coal plants comprised 14.8%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,504 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,184 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay