Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 5.6% to 667,952 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 20.00 local time with 32,464 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 21,956 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 668,072 megawatt-hours on Monday with a 6.4% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from hydroelectricity plants at 173,271 megawatt-hours. Run-of-river and imported coal plants followed with 116,901 megawatt-hours and 104,486 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 4,158 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 4,038 megawatt-hours.
By Nuran Erkul Kaya