Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13.9% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 846,570 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 40,878 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,949 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 850,210 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.5% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 30.2% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 14.2%, while lignite power plants held a 13.7% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,254 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 11,156 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli