Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 29.45% to 627,472 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 31,465 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 19,393 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 621,850 megawatt-hours on Wednesday with a 27.72% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 181,494 megawatt-hours. Run-of-river and wind plants followed with 99,505 megawatt-hours and 85,433 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 857 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,479 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer