Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 4.6% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 960,116 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,535 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 31,811 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 966,447 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 4.8% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 43.8% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 17.3% while lignite plants comprised 12.1%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 15,804 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 9,550 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel