Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 16.4% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 859,254 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time, reaching 42,960 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,528 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 872,128 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 15.9% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 35.27% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 22.44% share while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 13.83%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,320 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 1,446 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli