Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.6% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 839,190 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 41,024 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,918 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 840,069 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 15.1% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 22.9% of total electricity consumption, natural gas plants held a 21.5% share, while wind plants comprised 18.3%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,218 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,279 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu