Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.6% on Friday compared to the previous day, reaching 961,135 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 46,742 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,515 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 967,646 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 1.7% increase from Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 15.4% share while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 14.7%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,768 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,548 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu