Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13.5% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 851,343 megawatt-hours, according to official figures from Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,930 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 27,116 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 852,769 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.5% increase compared to Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 45.4% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 13.2% while imported coal plants comprised 11.6%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 12,834 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 11,592 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel