Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.4% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 890,044 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,665 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,389 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 893,042 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.6% rise compared to Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 33.6% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 22.1% while lignite plants comprised 15.2%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 12,545 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 10,150 megawatt-hours.
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic