Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 3.3% to 684,726 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 32,392 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 22,854 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 685,775 megawatt-hours on Tuesday with a 3.9% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 204,185 megawatt-hours. Run-of-river and imported coal plants followed with 124,840 megawatt-hours and 102,872 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 7,211 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,162 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya