Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 16.9% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 886,837 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.10 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 43,824 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,048 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 897,973 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 17.6% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 24.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants comprised 22%, while hydroelectricity plants held a 15.1% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,154 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 103 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel