Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.3% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 791,006 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time reaching 39,403 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,301 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 805,248 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.6% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 33.3% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 23.1% share while lignite plants comprised 15.8%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,264 megawatt-hours while imports totaled 22 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel