Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased on Thursday by 3.3% compared to the previous day to reach 936,179 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 43,522 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,698 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 937,252 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 3.2% increase compared to the previous day.
While electricity production from natural gas constituted 26.6% of total electricity consumption in Turkey on Thursday, hydroelectricity power plants held a share of 23.6% and the share of imported coal was 22.3%.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,997 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 4,923 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow