Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 19.9% to 691,261 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 32,788 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 22,119 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 681,182 megawatt-hours on Monday with an 19.3% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 182,121 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and lignite plants followed with 143,886 megawatt-hours and 94,404 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 1,371 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 11,450 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu