Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.37% on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 850,707 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 40,504 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,031 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 851,659 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 1.37% increase from Monday.
While Turkey's electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 23.5% of total electricity consumption, natural gas plants held a 21% share, while wind plants comprised 19%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,766 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,873 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay