Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased on Tuesday by 3.43% compared to the previous day to reach 935,451 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 43,650 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,886 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production reached 938,142 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 3.55% increase compared to the previous day.
While electricity production from natural gas constituted 27.38% of total electricity consumption in Turkey on Tuesday, hydroelectricity power plants held a share of 22.79% and the share of imported coal was 17.70%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,257 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 1,566 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli