Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.9% on Friday compared to the previous day, totaling 811,076 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 37,405 megawatt-hours at 22.00 local time on Thursday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 27,336 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 822,959 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 1.9% increase from Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 26.5% of total electricity consumption, wind plants held a 19.7% while lignite plants comprised 14.7%.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,963 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,098 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu