Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.46% on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 855,180 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 40,713 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,719 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 863,799 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 2.48% increase compared to the previous day.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas constituted 32.06% of total electricity consumption on Tuesday, imported coal plants held a 21.93% share while hydroelectricity power plants comprised 19.22%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,928 megawatt-hours while imports reached 309 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow