Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.4% on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 800,435 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time with 38,345 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,056 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 811,177 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 2.5% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 29.50% of total electricity consumption on Tuesday, imported coal plants held a 19.88% share while hydropower plants comprised 15.17%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,974 megawatt-hours while imports reached 232 megawatt-hours.
By Gokce Topbas