Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.6% on Thursday compared to the previous day, totaling 795,990 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 36,730 megawatt-hours at 22.00 local time on Thursday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 27,907 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 807,277 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 2.5% increase from Wednesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 24.7% of total electricity consumption, wind plants held a 19.5% while lignite plants comprised 14.6%.
On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,902 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,627 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya