Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.68% to 860,557 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 40,055 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,028 megawatt-hours at local time 06.00.
Total electricity production reached 860,242 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 2.84% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 194,275 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and hydroelectricity plants followed with 178,261 megawatt-hours and 177,912 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,731 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,046 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu