Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.48% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, totaling 885,165 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 41,514 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 30,046 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time (0500 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 886,001 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 2.52% decrease compared to Saturday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38.4% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 13.4% while wind energy plants comprised 11.4%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 10,164 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 9,539 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow