Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 18.1% on Monday compared to the previous day to reach 921,262 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 46,494 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,885 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 924,472 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 17.9% increase from Sunday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 33.46% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 18.24% share, while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 16.91%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,185 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 1,106 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli