Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 15.6% to 914,399 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 43,616 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,686 megawatt-hours at local time 07.00.
Electricity production totaled 912,310 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 16.3% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 236,386 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and imported coal plants followed with 230,255 megawatt-hours and 202,108 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,111 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 5,200 megawatt-hours.
By Gokce Kucuk Topbas