Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 17.46% to 876,627 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 42,520 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 27,229 megawatt-hours at 05.00.
Total electricity production reached 880,602 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 17.45% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from natural gas plants at 223,868 megawatt-hours.
Imported coal plants and hydroelectricity plants followed with 205,905 megawatt-hours and 148,513 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,389 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,414 megawatt-hours.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu