Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 17.6% to 656.640 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 32,068 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 21,100 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 655,243 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 18% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 186,539 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river plants followed with 133,094 megawatt-hours and 97,401 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,554 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,951 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli