Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 17% to 823,620 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 39,092 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,560 megawatt-hours at local time 07.00.
Total electricity production reached 815,470 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 17% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 203,478 megawatt-hours. Hydroelectricity and natural gas plants followed with 166,403 megawatt-hours and 139,612 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,912 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 12,062 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli