Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 6.47% on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 879,751 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 12.00 local time, reaching 41,906 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,372 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 882,821 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking a 6.67% increase from Monday.
While Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 29.7% of total electricity consumption, imported coal held a 22.6% share while lignite plants comprised 13.4%.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,280 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 3,259 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel