Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 18% to 667,379 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 32,425 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 20,633 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 664,425 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 18% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 190,408 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river plants followed with 137,408 megawatt-hours and 125,839 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 2,552 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,507 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay