Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.4% to 683,714 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 31,717 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 23,018 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 678,646 megawatt-hours on Tuesday with a 2% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 181,798 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and run-of-river plants followed with 136,550 megawatt-hours and 127,360 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 2,761 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,828 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli and Sibel Morrow