Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.16% to 864,423 megawatt-hours on Friday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 41,361 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 28,425 megawatt-hours at 05.00.
Total electricity production reached 866,615 megawatt-hours on Friday, with a 2.52% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants with 207,237 megawatt-hours.
Natural gas and hydroelectricity followed with 201,719 megawatt-hours and 165,612 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,494 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 5,302 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay