Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.6% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, totaling 921,264 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 43,595 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,357 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 926,613 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 1.47% rise from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 44% of total electricity consumption, lignite plants contributed 14.4% while imported coal plants comprised 14.3%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 17,760 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 12,753 megawatt-hours.
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic