Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 4.4% to 775,719 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 36,564 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 26,048 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 770,906 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking an 4.9% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 179,153 megawatt-hours. Hydroelectricity plants and natural gas plants followed with 158,572 megawatt-hours and 157,261 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 3,151 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,964 megawatt-hours.
By Busranur Begcecanli