Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13.61% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 1,020,333 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 49,659 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 32,552 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 1,029,458 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.53% rise from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 37.9% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 17.1% while lignite plants comprised 11.8%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,960 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,179 megawatt-hours.
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic