Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 16.8% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 1,009,784 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 49,392 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time on Monday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 31,812 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 1,020,635 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 16.5% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 35.1% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 14.2% while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 14.1%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,096 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,562 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli