Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased on Saturday by 4.23% compared to the previous day to 686,282 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 21.00 local time with 34,003 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 24,143 megawatt-hours at local time 07.00.
Electricity production totaled 689,938 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a 3.52% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 181,917 megawatt-hours. Natural gas plants and hydroelectricity followed with 118,727 megawatt-hours and 111,573 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Saturday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 8,710 megawatt-hours, while imports reached 5,054 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer