Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 15.4% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, totaling 910,862 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 43,073 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 30,447 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 913,695 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 15.4% increase compared to Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 29.7% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 18.1% while wind energy plants comprised 17.3%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,538 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 11,221 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu