Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.3% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 870,070 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 42,867 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,840 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 882,424 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.6% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 26.2% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity power plants comprised 19.9%, while imported coal power plants held a 15.5% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 16,579 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,416 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu