Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 17.5% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 890,030 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.49 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 15.00 local time, reaching 44,258 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,462 megawatt-hours at 04.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 893,985 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 17.1% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 23.7% of total electricity consumption, imported coal power plants comprised 21.9%, while wind plants held a 13.9% share.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,296 megawatt-hours, while imports total 2,404 megawatt-hours.
By Gokce Kucuk Topbas