Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 5.38 % on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 852,950 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 40,583 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,499 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 857,688 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 5.28% increase from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 30.8% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity plants comprised 15.1%, while imported coal plants held a 13.7% share.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 11,270 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,710 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay