Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 16.1% on Monday compared to the previous day, reaching 988,379 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 48,954 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 30,789 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 994,889 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 16.1% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 33.7% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity power plants held a 16.4% share while imported coal plants comprised 15.2%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 12,324 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,324 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli