Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 14.7% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 889,249 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 09.45 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 44,599 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,054 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 889,249 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 14.2% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 28.8% of total electricity consumption, wind plants comprised 13.3%, while lignite plants held a 13.2% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,563 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,183 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel