Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.5% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 872,688 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 42,472 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,807 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 874,065 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.1% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 27.7% of total electricity consumption, imported coal held a 19.4% share while wind power plants comprised 14.4%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,600 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,333 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli