Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 3.3% on Wednesday compared to the previous day, totaling 775,690 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 36,350 megawatt-hours at 22.00 local time on Tuesday, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage was at its lowest at 29,092 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 787,133 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 3.2% increase from Tuesday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 31% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants held a 17.1% while lignite plants comprised 15%.
On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,381 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,015 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya