Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.4% to 822,011 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 40,143 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 26,004 megawatt-hours at 04.00.
Total electricity production reached 822,011 megawatt-hours on Monday, with a 14.2% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants totaling 181,508 megawatt-hours.
Natural gas and lignite plants followed with 170,685 megawatt-hours and 135,056 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 2,998 megawatt-hours while imports totaled 12,888 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay