Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13.79% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 852,876 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,740 megawatt-hours at 19.00 local time (1600 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 27,367 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 852,880 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13% increase compared to Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 35.2% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 23% while lignite comprised 13.7%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,092 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 9,611 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer