Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.70% on Friday compared to the previous day to reach 870,435 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 41,904 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,176 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 872,642 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 1.64% increase from Thursday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas power plants constituted 24.5% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 23.3% share, while lignite plants comprised 13%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,834 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,706 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer