Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.3% on Monday compared to the previous day, reaching 886,902 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 43,125 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,973 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 892,882 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.3% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38.8% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 14.9%, while lignite plants held a 13.5% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,648 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,815 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay