Turkey's daily electricity consumption rose by 2.61% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, totaling 869,571 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 41,023 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,497 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 872,537 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 2.57% rise from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 44.8% of total electricity consumption and lignite plants contributed 14.4% while imported coal plants comprised 9.7%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,426 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 10,567 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer