Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 20% to 662,612 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 32,112 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 21,094 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 659,810 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 19% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 211,207 megawatt-hours. Run-of-river and imported coal plants followed with 126,761 megawatt-hours and 96,926 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,817 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,619 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay